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Thelma Orlie (Smoot) Shepherd

1927 - 2022

Laverne, Oklahoma


Thelma Orlie Smoot Shepherd, 94, was born November 17, 1927 and passed away February 14, 2022 at the Mooreland Heritage Manor of natural causes.

She was born to Joseph and Minnie Flossie Smoot. She was the 14th of 14 children. Her and her twin Velma were the last ones to come.

Thelma graduated in 1946 from Laverne and was married to Lester Shepherd on June 5, 1946 at Ashland, Kansas. They were blessed with 4 children, Sandra, L.H., Terry and Jolonda. Thelma...

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LaTonna Spencer Sims

February 20, 2022 1:37 AM

💐Dear Sandy and Jim,
My heart goes out to you and all your family upon learning of your Mother’s passing❣️ It is never easy to say farewell, even when we know you’ll see her again. 💞 May you find comfort in your precious memories of her and be at peace knowing she is with Jesus.🙏

Debra Dodd

February 19, 2022 5:43 PM

Loved that sweet lady she will be missed ❤


February 16, 2022 9:54 AM

Thelma's daily singing will be greatly missed. 


February 16, 2022 9:47 AM

beth morris messner

February 16, 2022 8:20 AM

my love and prayers are with the family at this time of loss . Beth Morris Messner

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