Graveside services for Allen C. Shepherd were held Saturday, May 11, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Linwood Cemetery in Neshoba County.

The Rev. Mike Skinner officiated. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Shepherd, 90, of Lake Charles, La., died Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

He faithfully served our country in the United States Air Force during World War II and Korea, and retired in Lake Charles following his military career. Mr. Shepherd later worked, and retired, as a purchasing agent for the City of Lake Charles.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Thelma Gaspard Shepherd of Lake Charles, La.; children, Lorraine LeBleu and Thomas Allan Shepherd both of Lake Charles, La., Nannette Ardoin of Oklahoma and Blaine Shepherd of Lake Charles, La.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sisters, Beatrice Winstead of Olive Branch, Mary Allen of Walnut Grove and Dorothy Leopard of Memphis, Tenn.