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Rosa Shepherd

September 25, 1937 November 21, 2018
Rosa Shepherd
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Obituary for Rosa Shepherd

DURHAM: Rosa Walker Shepherd, 81, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at her home in Durham. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late James Monroe Walker and Gladys Dezern Walker. In addition to her parents, Ms. Shepherd was predeceased by her husband, Preston Parker Shepherd; daughter, Francis Marie Shepherd; sister, Minnie Walker Wilkerson; and brother, Marvin James Walker.

Ms. Shepherd is survived by her sons, Preston Lee Shepherd (Susan), Jeffrey Lamar Shepherd (Tammie), Kent Ray Shepherd, Timothy Dale Shepherd, Rodney James Shepherd; grandchildren, Preston Lee Shepherd, Jr. (Katie), Tanya Marie Shepherd, Justin Parker Shepherd; great-grandchildren, Callie Sophia Shepherd, Lillie Ann Shepherd, Tyler Preston Shepherd; sisters, Elsie Walker Heatherly, Janice Walker Copper (Tom), Dorothy Walker New, Brenda Walker Herman (Robert); and brother, Howerton Bryant Walker (Shirley).

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 26th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. The funeral service will be officiated by Pastor Don Westbrook at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27th. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home in Jeff Shepherd: 4201 Scottsdale St., Durham, NC 27712 following the burial.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 11/26/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 11/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

1621 Duke University Road Durham 27701 NC
United States

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