February 12, 2008 11 p.m.
Willi, as she liked to be called, was born in Wichita Falls, Texas to Mary Francis (Mollie) Oxford Shepherd and Willard Samuel (Shep) Shepherd on April 12, 1919. She passed quietly to her rest on Feb. 6, 2008. She had been a resident at the Masonic Home in Helena for nine wonderful years. She is survived by her daughter, G. Rene' Maloon and her husband John of Spokane, Wash.; son Sean Dullea and his wife Katie of Sandpoint, Idaho; her sister Leah Bennett of Kettle Falls, Wash; five grandchildren: William McNeill, of Columbia Falls, Fawn McNeill-Barr of Okeechobee, Fla., N. Asia Goins of Spokane, Aaron Murrell, of New Port Richey, Fla. and Ariana Turano of Columbia, S.C.; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.