Obituary for Donna Ellen Sheppard

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Donna Ellen Sheppard, age 57 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital with her daughters by her side. Born August 14, 1965 in Roanoke she was the daughter of the late Junior Lindberg Sheppard and Edna Marie Akers Sheppard. She was also preceded in death by her son, Brian Abbott and sisters, Cindy Clark and Karen Sheppard.

She is survived by her

Fiancé – Gary Bowling – Pulaski


Heather Abbott – Dublin

Jennifer (Justin) Barrett – Bluefield, VA

Erica Pagan – Pulaski

Stepson – Jesse Pagan – Pulaski


Brianna Metz, Devin Metz, Akeelah Metz, Matthew Barrett


Amy Sheppard – Dublin

Pam Akers – IL

Debbie Hirth – WV

Janet Davidson – Pulaski


David Clark – Pulaski


Copper, Maze, Precious and Bella

Her Furbabies

BJ, Pebble and Daisy Mae

Many nieces and nephews

Memorial services will be held Monday 4:00 p.m., January 23, 2023 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Scooter Breisch officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time at the Funeral Home.


The church will be hosting a Celebration of Life, Monday at 5:30 p.m.  at the Dublin Christian Church ,5605 Dunlap Road, Dublin.

To sign Donna’s online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.

Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.