Our precious mother joined her beloved husband on September 10, 1998 after a lingering illness.

Born in Spanish Fork, Utah on April 11, 1914 to James Morris Wood and Jeanettie S. Wood. Married Randall E. Shepherd in the Salt Lake Temple on May 25, 1936.Florence enjoyed serving others and was an accomplished genealogist.

Preceded in death by son, James Randall; and grandson, Michael DeRay Shepherd.

Survived by two sons, Jerry E. Shepherd (Carolene), West Valley, Utah; and DeRay Shepherd (Clorinda), Hallandale, Florida; 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Services will be held on Monday, September 14, 11 a.m. at Colonial Mortuary, 2128 South State, where friends may call one hour prior to services and Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m.

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