Linda Pettus Sheppard was the daughter of the late John E Pettus and Ola Mae Armstrong. Linda was born December 23, 1943, in York County. She departed this world peacefully on May 7, 2021, with her family by her side at home.
Linda taught Sunday School at Bethel Baptist Church for 25 plus years. She married the love of her life, Walter “Buddy” Sheppard, on December 26, 1965. They became the proud parents of two daughters – Lisa Eagan, who preceded her mother in death, and Joie Anderson of Clover. She also had six grandchildren – Danny Lee Anderson, who preceded her in death, Blake Anderson of York SC, Ryan Anderson (Cristin) of Kings Mountain, NC, Brooke Joye (Sam) of Clover, SC, Casey Eagan of Clover, SC, and Doug Eagan, Jr. of York, SC. Linda had seven great grandchildren – Damon Ledford, Gloria Ledford, Daniel Joye, and Corey Eagan of Clover, and Carson, Mason, and Connor Eagan of York SC.
Linda’s homegoing is Friday, May 14, 2021, at Bethel Baptist Church, 6381 Lake Wylie Road, Lake Wylie, SC. Visitation will be at M. L. Ford & Sons, 209 N. Main Street, Clover, SC, on Thursday from 7:00 until 8:30. The Reverend Steve Kirby will officiate the service and burial will be at Lake View Memory Garden in Filbert, SC.
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