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Gayle Gazaway Shepherd

December 12, 1946 — December 19, 2022

Mrs. Gayle Gazaway Shepherd, age 76, of Cartersville, GA, passed away Monday, December 19, 2022.


Gayle was born in Aragon, GA on December 12, 1946, a daughter of the late Edward Gazaway and the late Evelyn Hardin Gazaway. She had lived the greater part of her life in Cartersville and Rockmart and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Gayle was a graduate of Rockmart High School and retired as a Registered Nurse, working for Shaw Industries. She enjoyed bowling and never missed an opportunity to go shopping.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Shepherd; and brother, Jerry Gazaway.


Survivors include her two sons, Todd (Amber) Shepherd and Trent (Kendal) Shepherd; nine grandchildren, Maranda Shepherd, Aidan Shepherd, David Shepherd, Caleb Bohannon, Caleb Carter, Grace Hall, Benjamin Shepherd, Kelsey Watters, and Kaylyn Caddell; three great-grandchildren, Caleb Carter, Jr., Kaylynn Carter, and Ruby Carter; two sisters, Sheila Grogan, and June Demore; several nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services for Mrs. Shepherd will be held Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Dr. Aaron Johnson and Mr. Don Tanner officiating. Interment will follow in Hills Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Mr. Pete Hutchings in charge of graveside rites.


The family will receive friends Thursday from 12 noon until the funeral hour at the funeral home.


Pallbearers will include Harold McDurmon, Larry Gore, Danny Bailey, Junior Carter, Bobby Hitchcock, Greg 
Caldwell and Ty Tomlin. The Rockmart High School Class of 1964 will serve as honorary pallbearers.


Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Gayle Gazaway Shepherd.



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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 22, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory

304 West Elm Street, Rockmart, GA 30153

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory

304 West Elm Street, Rockmart, GA 30153

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Burial

Hills Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

Hills Creek Church Road, Rockmart, GA 30153

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