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JoAnn Shepherd Gupton

April 23, 1947 ~ August 16, 2020 (age 73)



Betty “JoAnn” Shepherd Gupton, 73, of Louisburg, passed away at her home on Sunday, August 16, 2020. She was born April 23, 1947 in Robeson County a daughter of the late William Russel Shepherd, Sr, and Missie (Horne) Shepherd.  JoAnn was predeceased by her husband Leamon Earl Gupton, Sr. 

A funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, August 19, 2020 in the Chapel of Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg. Interment will follow at Saints Delight Baptist Church, 565 Firetower Rd. Louisburg.

JoAnn worked as a teacher’s assistant for TMH classes in Franklin County and also as a nurse’s assistant.  She enjoyed crocheting and cross stitching.

JoAnn is survived by her children: Leamon E. Gupton II, (Michelle) of Louisburg, Russel Gupton of Castalia and Melissa Barr (Thomas) of Louisburg; eight grandchildren: Matthew Gupton, Mackenzie Gupton, Holly Gupton Kidd (Daniel), Katlyn Gupton, Nick Gupton, Kelsey Barr, Christopher Barr and Desiree Owens; three great-grandchildren: Tristan, Jamerson, and Christopher; and one brother, Russel Shepherd, Jr. (Elaine) of Whiteville.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, NC 27549.

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Funeral Service
August 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Strickland Funeral Home
103 W. Franklin Street
Louisburg, NC 27549

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