The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

November 2, 2013

Tressie B. Sheppard

NORMAN — Tressie B. Sheppard, 94, of Snellville, Ga., passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. Mrs. Sheppard was born in Charlie, Texas, to Tram and Alice Stewart. She grew up in Lawton and moved to Snellville from Norman. 

Mrs. Sheppard is survived by daughters, Naomi Timmons of Norman and Terry Walter of Snellville, Ga.; grandchildren, Danny and Timothy Timmons, and Joy, Summer and James Walter; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Lt. Hugh Brewer of Plano, Texas and Col. Byron Sheppard of Los Angeles; and son, Michael Sheppard of Norman.

Mrs. Sheppard was a true Army wife, mother and real estate agent. She enjoyed traveling and dining out with family and friends. Tressie had a great sense of humor, she was generous to a fault and was completely devoted to her family.

A service honoring the life of Tressie Sheppard will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at Tom Wages Snellville chapel with Minister Harold Savage officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Burial will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Alameda Church of Christ, Streams of Faith Water Ministry, 801 E. Alameda Street, Norman, OK 73071.

Condolences may be viewed or sent to wagesfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, a family company, and Snellville Chapel, in Snellville, Ga.

Norman Transcript, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

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