March 21, 1947 - October 23, 2021
Jimmie Lou Shepherd passed peacefully from this life on Saturday October 23, 2021, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Florida. For three years after being diagnosed with Goodpasture Syndrome she fought to overcome the disease with grace and dignity. Jimmie was born March 21, 1947, in Norman, Oklahoma to James and Dorothy (Osborn) Marti and was raised in Little Axe, Oklahoma until her mother married her stepfather, Troy Cummings. The family then moved to the city of Norman. Jimmie met her husband Will in 1984 in Georgetown, Colorado and they were married in Lexington, Kentucky in 1994. The day before her death Jimmie was baptized into the Catholic faith with her husband Will by her side. The have been faithful members of San Sebastian Catholic Church in St. Augustine for several years. During her working years Jimmie was a valued administrative assistant or office manager for several businesses and institutions including Interurban Restaurants, Norman, the University of Oklahoma, University of Kentucky, and a Tony Roma's Restaurant franchise in Louisville, Kentucky. In Florida, she was employed as a real estate agent for Watson Realty and served as a board member of Vista Cove Condominium Association in St Augustine. Jimmie was foremost a devoted wife, mother and instantly became a special person to all who met her. Special thanks to the Fresenius Kidney Dialysis Center for caring for her the past three years, our wonderful neighbors Soledad, Jim, Sunny, Carol, and Joyce who were always there for her. Jimmie was preceded in death by her parents and her stepfather Troy Cummings, her sister, Sharon Graham, and her nephew Douglas Smith. Survivors include her loving husband Will Shepherd; son Jason Bagby; stepson Paul Shepherd (Amy), 5 grandchildren; cousin, Peggy Vickery; nephew Steve Smith (Rachel) and numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews. There will be a Memorial Service held at St Johns Family Funeral Home on Saturday November 6, 2021, at 10:00 AM led by Father John Gillespie. The funeral home is located at 385 State Road 207 St Augustine, Florida 32084. For those unable to attend, you may watch via live stream by clicking on this link https://iframe.dacast.com/b/156599/c/549019. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jimmie's name to the Bailey Family Center for Caring. St Johns Family Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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