Janice “Jan” Maxwell Shepherd passed away Saturday June 1, 2019 in Gautier, MS at the age of 76.
Jan was born in Rolling Fork, MS on March 1, 1943. She was a cosmetologist and business owner for many years. She was an avid golfer and traveled extensively. Jan was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed living and was a truly happy person.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. Lee Maxwell and Anna Laura Maxwell Bowman; siblings; Robert Henry Maxwell, John Edward Maxwell, Nan Ditsworth Roberts, Wayne Distworth Jr, Bea Evans and Hazel Gilstrap.
She is survived by her daughter Dallas Renee Peterson (Joey); step children, Lee Shepherd, Jimmy Shepherd and Donna Ennis (Scott); siblings, Annette Hudson, Richard Maxwell (Guyanna), Sherry McVeay (Olly), Mary Alice Ditsworth, Grady Ditsworth (Nancy) and David Ditsworth (Annie); 4 grandchildren Dylan , Maxwell, Anna, and Shepherd; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 5pm at O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home with visitation an hour prior. Interment will conclude at Machpelah Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.obryantokeefe.com.
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