Barbara Ware Shepherd, born on March 10, 1936 and passed on May 22, 2018 to a more peaceful life. Preceded by her loving husband, Henry Winston Shepherd; her daughter, Barbara Ware Shepherd; and survived by her son, Henry Winston Shepherd, Jr.
Barbara was born at MCV and grew up on the shore of the Rappahannock River surrounded by a large family of loving relatives… The best time of her life. After her marriage, she and her family lived in Lynchburg, VA; Richmond, VA; U.S. Virgin Islands; Longboat Key, FL; Long Island, NY; and finally, Williamsburg, VA over 50 years ago. She became one of the first “Welcome Wagon” hostesses of Williamsburg. A volunteer for the National Park Service at Jamestown for over 40 years, a nurse assistant at James Blair and Lafayette High Schools. Working with Doctor Charles Foley as an assistant for many years. An avid bridge player and regular high school football attendee, she loved her community and many friends.
Burial will be private at Cedar Grove with Life Services at a later date. Details to be announced.
Source: Daily Press (Newport News, VA) – Thursday, May 24, 2018