Obituaries

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Dorothy Elizabeth Helmly Sheppard

Dorothy Helmly Sheppard of Bowman, wife of James Kenneth Sheppard Sr., died on Monday, May 5, 2014 at MUSC Hospital in Charleston. She was 65.

A Memorial Service was held May 10 at the Cotton Gin Country Church, Reevesville with Pastor David Drumheller officiating.

Dorothy was born on Jan. 7, 1949, in Charleston, a daughter of Hayward Marion and Marguerite Baldwin Helmly. She was a graduate of R.B. Stall High School, and was a retired employee of Summerville High School and was a member of Cotton Gin Country Church in Reevesville.

Surviving are her husband, James Kenneth Sheppard Sr.; a son, James K. (Lori) Sheppard Jr., a granddaughter, Leah Elizabeth Sheppard, all of Bowman; brothers Howard M. Helmly and Bobby Tucker, both of Orangeburg, and William H. (Laura) Helmly, Vero Beach, FL.

Online condolences may be made at www.bryantfuneral.info.

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