Leila Irene Gahan Shepard

Private funeral services for Leila Irene “Rene” Gahan Shepard will be held at 1:30 p.m. via Boone Funeral Home Facebook Live on Friday, April 10, 2020. She departed this life on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Alabama.

Mrs. Shepard was born on May 7, 1925, in Greenville, MS, she was the second of five children of Mollie Cox and Wallace C. Gahan, Sr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Barner (Sartain) Shepard, Sr.; son, Charles Barner Shepard, Jr. of Southaven, MS and daughter, Mary Kate Shepard Wrenn of Pearl River, LA.

She is survived by daughters, Mollie Shepard Spraberry of Pell City, AL and Rene Shepard Casse of Covington, LA; son, George Wallace Shepard of Kiln, MS; brother, Wallace C. Gahan, Jr. of Dallas, TX; sister, Betty Gahan Gore of Denton, TX and thirteen grandchildren and great grandchildren.