Joanie Shepherd, 82, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Graham. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Loving Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Joanie was born Oct. 26, 1936 in Ardmore, Okla. to the late Robert and Neva Jane (Miller) Bower. She graduated from Graham High School and attended Midwestern State University. She married Kenneth Shepherd, July 3, 1956 in Loving. He preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1989. Joanie worked for several businesses in Graham as a secretary and bookkeeper. She was a member of Jean Baptist Church.
Survivors include; daughter, Kendra Tatum and husband Derel of Graham; son, Kirk Shepherd and wife Brenda of Graham; grandchildren, Kassie Shepherd Roye, Kolt Lee Shepherd, and Kenneth Dixon; great grandchildren, Oliver and Abbott Shepherd, Kyler and Rhett Roye; also surviving are several half brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Loving Fire Department.