Services for Barney Shepherd were Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at 11 a. m. from Bethsaida Baptist Church with Rev. Billy James, Rev. Lawrence Runnels and Rev. Larry Shepherd officiating.  

 Burial was in Bethsaida Cemetery in Neshoba County.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Shepherd, 89, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

 A native of Lansing, N. C, and long-term resident of Florida, he moved to Mississippi in 1975, where he made his residence.  

Mr. Shepherd was a member of Bethsaida Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons, Barry Shepherd,  Mitch Shepherd and Jeff Shepherd; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Carol Gibson; brothers, Ralph Shepherd,  Larry Shepherd and Gary Shepherd.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Naoma Shepherd; parents, Orin and Nettie Shepherd; sister, Alta Kutz; and brother, Norman Shepherd.