Patsy Hux Shepard

Published 4:40 pm Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Patsy Hux Shepard, 76, of Elizabethton, Tenn., entered into God’s Kingdom on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. She was born August 27, 1942 in Johnson City, Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Charles Brabson Hux and Mary Elizabeth Kelley Hux.
Mrs. Shepard retired from Food Lion where she worked in the Deli Department as a cake decorator. She was a member of the Elizabethton Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Hux II, and a nephew, Joe Hux.
Those left to carry on her memory include her husband, C. Lyons Shepard, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Charlie Hayes and Lee and Dennis Lyons, all of Elizabethton; grandchildren, Charlie and wife Jessica Hayes, Casey Hayes, Tasha Morrell and Matthew Shepard; and two step-sons, Anthony and wife Sherry Shepard and Timmy Shepard.
A service to honor the life of Patsy Hux Shepard will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Elizabethton Church of Christ with Mr. Roby Ellis, Mr. Michael Klaus and Mr. Eddy Craft, ministers, officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, or at her residence or the residence of her daughter, Lisa Hayes, at other times. The committal and entombment service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, in the Mausoleum of Love of Sunset Memorial Park, Mountain City, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be Charlie Hayes, Charlie Hayes II, Casey Hayes, Dennis Lyons, Roger Shepard, Kenneth Shepard, Sherrell Shepard and George Ellis. Honorary pallbearers will be Timmy Shepard, Anthony Shepard, Matthew Shepard and very special members of her church family. Those wishing to attend the committal service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday. The family would like to express a special thank you to the Carter County Rescue Squad. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to serve the Shepard family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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