WILMINGTON — Edna Walker Shepard of Wilmington, NC, born January 9, 1929, died peacefully on February 5, 2022.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Frank S Shepard, Jr. She is survived by her two sons, Frank and Drew Shepard, her grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Edna graduated from James Walker Nursing School in 1950.
As a devoted wife, mother, nurse, and wedding planner, Edna enjoyed serving in her community and church. She loved her family, dear friends, and especially God. Many hours of her kindness and work were given to New Hanover Regional Hospital, Trinity Methodist Church, Good Shepherd House, and Hospice. Edna will be remembered by her humor, wit, gift of caring, and delicious pickles, potato salad, and Christmas cookies.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edna Shepard’s memory may be made to Trinity Methodist Church, 1403 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401; Methodist Home for Children, 1041 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 28405; and Camp Don Lee, 315 Camp Don Lee Road, Arapahoe, NC 28510.