2013-06-05 / Obituaries

Dorothy Kochendofer

Dorothy Shepard Kochendofer, 62, of Blakely died Monday, May 20, 2013.

Mrs. Kochendofer was born in Blakely Dec. 24, 1950, to the late Johnny and Bernice Shepard. She was a member of Daleville Church of Christ in Daleville, Ala.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Al Shepard.

Survivors include her husband, Richard Kochendofer; three sons, Andre Ashley of Dothan, Ala., Michael Ashley of Hampton, Va., and Nickalus Ashley of Dothan, Ala.; five brothers, William Shepard of New Haven, Conn., Johnny Shepard and wife Marilyn of Riverdale, Ga., Larry Shepard and wife Martha of Arlington, Ricky Shepard and Richard Shepard, both of Blakely; two sisters, Alva Henderson and husband Louis of New Haven, Conn., and Patricia Kennedy and husband Walter of Albany; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, May 25, 2013, at noon at Church Street Church of Christ with Bro. Jesse Jackson Sr. officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Isaac Meach, Travis Shepard, Johnny J. Shepard, Keddy Levetter, William Ross and Walter Kennedy.

Murray and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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