Martha Ray Oakley Shepherd, age 83, of Sanford, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021.
She was born in Harnett County on August 8, 1937 to the late Robert Madison Oakley and Mary Elizabeth Angel Oakley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah Mae Dickens. Martha retired from Sears where she worked for many years in Customer Service.
Mrs. Shepherd is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, O’Neil Shepherd, son, Terence Shepherd of Sanford; sisters, Ruth Oakley Cox of Sanford and Alma Jeanette Oakley of Sanford.
A graveside service will be held at Shallow Well Cemetery on Friday, April, 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Robert Thomas officiating.
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