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Funeral services for Harrison Shepherd were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003 at Knesek Bros. Funeral Home in Bellville, Texas. Interment was at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.

Harrison Shepherd was born in Houston, Texas to parents Edwin Dale Shepherd and Mamie Nagel Shepherd. He graduated from San Jacinto High School and Rice Institute (now University) in Houston and was retired from the Exxon Corp. He was a member of Central Congregational Church in Houston and First United Methodist Church of Industry. He was a former member of Industry Lions Club, the Lions Eye Bank, New Ulm Vol. Fire Dept. and the Bluebonnet Society.

Harrison Shepherd died Tuesday, November 11, 2003 at Columbus Hospital.

He is survived by his niece Marjorie Shepherd Nelson and his nephews Russell Shepherd, Jr. and O.R. Arnold, Jr. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to faithful caregivers Ira Irvin and Billie Jean Lewis and to Joyce Johnson a faithful caregiver and household manager of 25 years standing.

Mr. Shepherd was preceded in death by his parents Edwin Dale and Mamie Nagel Shepherd as well as his wife of 63 years, Celeste Kreidel Shepherd, sister Mary Alice  Arnold and brothers Dale and Russell Shepherd.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel, Bellville, Texas.

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