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Obituary for Joy Lynn Shepard

Marlow: Joy Lynn Shepard, 56, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022 in Oklahoma City.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, March 28, 2022, at the Eternal Life Church with Dan Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.

Visitation for Joy will be at the funeral home on Saturday, March 26, 8:30 AM-8:30 PM, Sunday, March 27, 1:00 -8:30 PM, and Monday, March 28, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM.

Joy was born Tuesday, January 18, 1966 in Fort Worth, TX, to Marion and Jacquelyn (Landsford) Brown. She earned her high school diploma from Woodfield High School. Joy married the love of her life, Travis Shepard, in Fort Worth, May 1, 1982. She and Travis celebrated more than 35 years of marriage together at the time of her passing. Joy was an amazing woman whose soul was beautiful inside and out. She had a heart of gold who was always there for others. She was a fun, loving, and an all around kind woman. Joy was a devout Christian. She was an adventurous woman who loved being outdoors and traveling. She loved her trips to the Caverns in New Mexico, seeing the Grand Canyon, driving through the Giant Red Woods in Northern California, taking hikes to see the amazing waterfalls and majestic mountains in Oregon and Washington State, driving through the beautiful National Park of Yellowstone, and seeing Mount Rushmore. Joy also loved working in the yard and gardening. She enjoyed remodeling homes, and cooking for her family and friends. Joy was quite the artistic individual who often made crafts for her grandchildren and friends. Joy loved the days she could go fishing and she always caught the most fish. What Joy loved the most of all was the time she spent with her family and especially her grandchildren. Joy will be forever loved and missed by all.

Survivors include Travis of the home; son, Travis Shepard II of Marlow; 2 daughters, Jennifer Garrett of Marlow, and Tina Gatlin and husband Christopher of Goose Creek, SC; 5 grandchildren, Kaylee Shepard, Ethen Garrett, Lauren Gatlin, Brayden Gatlin, Kindley Shepard, and another on the way; great-grandson, Mason Shepard; 2 brothers, Robert Capps, and Michael Capps; 3 sisters, Sherrill Turner, Gena Callison, and Lisa Renee Vaquera; aunt, Starlett Cross; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Joy was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Ricky Brown, step-dad, Buddy Capps, aunt, Bonnie, and great-grandson, Bentley Dwight Shepard.

Pallbearers will be: Travis Shepard II, Michael Capps, Noah Capps, Brandon Garrett, Thomas Vaught, and David Halliburton.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Robert Capps, Chris Gatlin, and Travis Shepard.

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