Lance Shepard


JOHNSON CITY-- Lance Thomas Shepard, 38, of Ellis, formerly of Johnson City, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home.

JOHNSON CITY-- Lance Thomas Shepard, 38, of Ellis, formerly of Johnson City, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at his home.

He was born July 10, 1975, in Hugoton to Keith Sullivan and Glenda Fern Little. His parents are Steve and Glenda Fern Little Shepard.

He graduated from Stanton County High School in 1994 and Kansas State University.

He married Anita Jo Zordel on March 23, 2013, in WaKeeney.

He worked for Eck and Eck Construction in Ellis.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; two sons, Thomas Lance and Quinton Isaiah Shepard; two daughters, Adelita Rose and Josie Ann Shepard, all of Ellis; his parents, Steve and Glenda Shepard of Johnson City; a sister, Bonnie Montoya of Johnson City; a step-brother, Stephen Shepard of Salina; a step-sister, Reta Shepard of Archie, Mo.; a half-brother, Aaron Sullivan of Weatherford, Texas; and a half-sister, Brandy Phillips of Ada, Okla.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Hannah Shepard.

Services are 3 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Johnson City. Interment will follow at the Stanton County Cemetery, Johnson City.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Johnson City.

Memorials are suggested to the Ellis Recreation Commission in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 715, Johnson City, Kansas 67855.


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