Dorothy May Shephard

January 20, 1929June 25, 2014

SHEPHARD, Dorothy May, 85, of Prattville, passed away Wednesday June 25, 2014. A Life Celebration service will be held Thursday July 3 at 6:30 PM at Ridout’s Prattville Chapel with Brother Bill Coleman officiating. Mrs. Shephard was born January 20, 1929 in Michigan to the late Archie Capman and Dorothy Snook Capman. She worked for many years in the restaurant business as a waitress and spent many hours knitting and sewing. She made many gifts to those she loved by knitting a blanket or afgan for them. Survivors include son and daughter in law; Leo and Karol Gardner of Union City, Michigan, Richard Gardner of Battle Creek, Michigan, Wayne and Rhonda Gardner of Prattville, Alabama, Bonnie and Don Sweet of Battle Creek, Michigan, son and daughter in law Stanley and George Gardner of Battle Creek Michigan, Gary and Regina Gardner of Battle Creek, Michigan, daughter and son in law Cathy and Darrell Stephens of Delton, Michigan; a brother James Capman of Colon, Michigan and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.


  • Visitation Thursday, July 3, 2014
  • Life Celebration Service Thursday, July 3, 2014

Dorothy May Shephard

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Regina Gardner

July 8, 2014

Ma u r the best Mother-in-law a girl could ever have had