Doris Phillips Sheppard, age 85,  of Glendon, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Glendon Independent Christian Church officiated by  Reverend Brian Beane. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM and following the service in the fellowship hall.

Doris was a native of Moore County. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Doris enjoyed sewing and making home cooked meals for her family. Family time, especially with the grandchildren, was most important to her. She was the daughter of the late  Dewey and Myrtle Elkins Phillips and was preceded in death by her husband, of 64 years, Kenneth; siblings: Edward Phillips, James Phillips, Margaret Phillips, Murl Phillips, Donald Phillips, Joseph Phillips.

Doris is survived by daughters: Cindy Ward and husband Ron of Pinehurst, Jane Stewart and husband Rodney of Glendon; grandchildren: Jonathan Stewart, Elizabeth Parnell and husband Brandon; great grandchildren: Bella  and Hazel Parnell: Brother: Edwin Phillips and wife Mary; sisters-in-law: Virginia Phillips, Helen Phillips.

Memorials may be made to: Glendon Independent Christian Church Cemetery Fund, 148 Glendon Church Road, Glendon, NC 27325.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Sheppard family.



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  1. Very sorry for your loss, I remember Doris sewing and her kind heart. Will remember you all in prayers. God bless and keep you close , cherish your memories. Love to Jane and Cindy

  2. Aunt Doris was always so caring and loved all her family and friends. I have so many special memories of wonderful family times, and Aunt Doris was always there for us. Many beach trips and Phillips family Christmas gatherings with so many beautiful memor

  3. So happy that Doris is with her Lord and her Kenneth forevermore!! She was a faithful lady to church and family!!! She will be missed.

  4. Love and prayers to the family. A dear sweet Christian lady who will truly be missed. Cindy and Jane, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I can only imagine the rejoicing in heaven with her loved ones who have gone before.

  5. May God comfort you as you mourn the loss of your special loved one. We will miss seeing her when we attend Glendon Church.

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