Sandra Denise Ruckett

Sandra Ruckett

On July 27, 2015, the Lord received into eternity Sandra Denise Ruckett-Shepard of Texas City, TX.  Born on May 21, 1961 to Aldie and Mary Lee Ruckett, Sandra embraced every one she met and never knew a stranger.  She accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Gospel Temple COGIC under the spiritual headship of Pastor Dennis Broadnax.  She attended La Marque Public Schools and for many years worked as a dedicated CAN.

Sandra is preceded in death by her loving husband of 20 years, Lorenza Shepard; her parents; and her siblings, Shirley, Harold, Jerry, Donald, and Ivy.  She leaves to cherish her memories, her children, Kimberly, Andrea, Kelvin, and Cory (Curresha); nine grandchildren, Chaz, Jazz, E.J., KeKe, Shay, Jay, Cam, Heaven, and Nevaeh; brothers, Ronald and Kenneth (Naysha); sisters, Annette (Michael), Wanda (Mike), Cynthia (Daryl), Sherry and Jeanie; a very special cousin, Belinda; and numerous nieces and nephews who affectionately called her “Grandma Sandra”; and a host of family and friends.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. followed by a home going service at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591 (409)986-9900, with Dr. Osha Randle, Sr. officiating.  A Repast will follow at Greater Randle’s Temple COGIC – 25 Highway 3 S., Texas City, Tx 77591.  Funeral services are entrusted to Carnes Funeral Home.