SHREVEPORT — Shreveport businesswoman and philanthropist Virginia Kilpatrick Shehee, who was also a former state senator, has died after a long illness.
Shehee died late Monday. She was 91 years old.
“The city of Shreveport has lost a servant leader with the death of Mrs. Shehee,” Mayor Ollie Tyler said in a statement Tuesday. “She was a true friend and supporter who not only touched my life, but the lives of so many in this city and state. She had a strong vision of what Shreveport could become and she was not afraid to get knee-deep in the trenches to make this