Graveside funeral services for Patricia Telano Sheppard, age 75, will be held Sunday, August 15, 2021, at 3 PM at Old Catahoula Cemetery, Enterprise, LA with Rev. James King officiating. Services are under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home.
Patricia Telano Sheppard was born June 14, 1946, to the union of her parents, Robert W. “Boss” Telano and Vida Slaton Telano, and she passed from this life to her heavenly home on August 10, 2021. She was “Moma Pat” to so many, but her favorite title was Nana. She loved her grandchildren and those they brought into her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jesse Frank Sheppard, her three brothers: Walter Lee, Harold, and Jobie Telano, and one sister, Alverne Bamburg.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Robert Earl Sheppard and wife Amy; her daughter, Melissa Sheppard (Tim); her grandchildren: Chad Sheppard and wife Sam, Taylor Jopling and husband Johnny, Jesse Vinson and wife Catie, Blake Vinson and Gracie Vinson; great-grandchildren: Luke and Landry Sheppard, Henley and Alex Vinson, and two more great-grandchildren on the way; two sisters: Georgia Mae Evans and Lou Tharp; one brother, Roy Telano and wife Robin; two brothers-in-law: York Sheppard (Teresa) and John Sheppard (Mary); one sister-in-law, Lou Kirkland (Loyd); as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Jacob Roark, Elijah Boothe, Heath Dennison, Justin Eubanks, Robert Wiley, and Mike McGuffee. Honorary pallbearers will be Luke and Landry Sheppard, Henley and Alex Vinson, R.E. McGuffee, and the Deacons of New Ouachita Baptist Church.