Katie Shepperd Garner, 91,  passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Anson Health and Rehabilitation, Wadesboro, NC, surrounded by her family.

Graveside Service will be 2:30 PM Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Browns Chapel Christian Church, with Reverend James Brewer officiating.  Visitation will beginning at 1:00 PM at Kennedy Funeral Home.

Katie was born in Harnett County on December 8, 1927 to the late Willie and Annie Richardson Shepperd. She loved camping, traveling and cooking.  Christmas dinners were especially meaningful to her. She was always up for neighbors and friends to come by for a visit. Katie was predeceased by her husband,  Carthell Garner; daughters; Hannah McLean and Barbara Gail Hathcock, son: Jerry Garner.

Katie is survived by daughters: Pat Freeman, of Wadesboro,  Sandra Fincher, of Texas; sons: Jimmy Williams, of Moncure James Graham, of Louisiana; step-daughter; Carolyn Hillard, of West End,   10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Garner Family.

Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com


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  1. A GARDEN PATH was sent on February 28, 2019

    Love you mawmaw. You will always be in my heart. ‘Little’ John Hathcock Jr

  2. What a special lady, my husband worked with her back in the 70’s and thought very highly of her. We send our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Condolences to all of the family. I’m sad for your loss, but comforted that she’s safe in God’s Kingdom.

  4. Katie was a special friend and niece on my Mom’s Davis family.-  I remember all the her visits with my mom and dad during their sickness and health.-  She will be missed!- – 

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