Mrs. Wanda King
March 19, 1940 – April 3, 2020
"I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, Who loved me and gave Himself for me." Galatians 2:20
Wanda Jean King was born on March 19, 1940, to Robert Lee Sheppard and Gladys Yarbrough Sheppard in Jackson, Mississippi. She passed away on April 3, 2020, at Willow Creek Retirement Center in Byram, Mississippi.
She worked as Bookkeeper and Office Manager at Kossen Equipment for over 20 years before she retired.
She was pre-deceased by her parents and one brother, R.B Sheppard.
She is survived by her brother and his wife, Robert and Annette Sheppard, her sister and her husband, Ann and Eugene Fowler; three daughters - Pamela Lea (Kyle) Grillis, Jamie Lea Welch,and Gina Mooney (Thomas) Ingram; six grandchildren - Tommy Welch, Dagny Grillis, Bonnie Welch Bounds, Dr. Bayard Grillis, Emily Welch Yeatman, and Cody Smith; eight great grandchildren - Allison Dunaway, Ashlyn Welch, Trey Welch, Ace McCallum, Shelton Bounds, Aria Yeatman, Ava Yeatman and Baby Boy Yeatman to be born Summer 2020; and numerous nephews and nieces and grand nephews and nieces.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Mrs. Wanda King
April 7, 2020
Aunt Jean was always fun to be around and always had a smile for us boys. I will always remember those trips to Birmingham and seeing the statue of Vulcan.. She also, at one time owned the heaviest couch in the world ands always got a 3rd floor apartment...but helping her was always a labor of love and undertaken willingly
R.I.P. Aunt Jean you will always be loved and remembered