Christine Adeline Sheppard, 90, of Carterville, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at Shawnee Senior Living in Herrin.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 a.m., at Hillcrest Cemetery in Carterville, with Pastor Cody Knapik officiating.
Christine was born September 21, 1930, in Charleston, South Carolina, to George and Adeline Ann (White) Petit. She married William "Bill" Logan Sheppard and he preceded her in death on November 20, 2009.
She is survived by her daughters, Cathy Allen of Carterville, Linda Larsen of Herrin and Terri (Brent) Batteau of DeSoto; sons, Robert (Marie) Larsen of Goose Creek, South Carolina and William Sheppard Jr. of Manning, South Carolina; brother, Charles Petit of Ladson, South Carolina; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren; and her beloved animals.
Christine was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Joyce Cyr; son, Richard Larsen; grandson, Elliot Larsen; and granddaughter, Cindy (Ronnie) Weihl.
She was the secretary for her husband's auto shop, Sheppard Automotive, for years.
Memorial contributions can be made to Wright Way Rescue, 218 Murdale Gardens Road, Murphysboro, IL 62966.
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