Ginny was the baby daughter of the late J.C. “Zeke” and Myrtle Holden Shepherd of Franklin, NC and was preceded in death by her brother, Ralph L. Shepherd.
Ginny worked for 27 years at NAS Whiting Field of Milton, FL, her last job being Property Control Coordinator GS. She was a hard working woman and kept a beautiful welcoming home for her family and friends. She enjoyed life, had a beautiful singing voice, was a joy to be around, always had a smile, was a true friend, great Mother and Nana, sweet daughter, precious sister, and one of God’s great gifts to this world.
She is survived by a son, James Martin “Marty” Foshee of Milton, FL and a daughter, Misty Hope Hesters and husband Lyle F. Hesters of Pace, FL; three grandchildren, Kyla, Kobe and Kali Hesters; four sisters, Betty J. Robinson of Pace, FL, Shirley Emmons and husband Thomas of Milton, FL, Pat Shepherd of Franklin, NC, Lois Sims of Apex, NC; and four brothers, James Shepherd, Lonnie Shepherd and wife Becky, Marvin Shepherd and wife Mary Ann, all of Franklin, NC and Vaughn Shepherd of Sylva, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 5, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. Millard C. Shepherd will officiate. Burial will be in the Shepherd Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m., Thursday, prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Phillips, Joe Phillips, Rocky Sims, Steve Shepherd, Kent Shepherd, Owen Nix and Jonathan Shepherd.
Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.