Ellen Shepherd Herren

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Graveside services for Ellen Shepherd Herren will be held Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Minden Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Bill Crider officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden, Louisiana.

Ellen was born January 26, 1943 in Bossier City Louisiana and entered into rest December 30, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She was affectionately known as “Mrs. Ellen” by so many she worked with throughout her 27 years of service at Minden Medical Center. Ellen loved many things including shopping and spending time with her family who she loved fiercely. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Melba and Vernon Shepherd; husband Morris Herren; brother, Jimmy Shepherd; son, Mike Herren and daughter Karla Herren Hull. 

Ellen is survived by her daughters, Chris Leppert and partner Brandi of Godley, TX, and Mia Herren Holladay of OK; son, Mike Leppert and wife Jill of Minden; sister, Peggy Lindsey of Minden; brother Jerry Shepherd and wife Mary of Ringgold. Grandchildren, Cody Herren (Gayla), Kaycee Herren McKnight, Hunter Leppert (Ashton), Hutton Leppert (Leslie), Lillie Johnston, and Jessica Holladay Lea (Eric). Great-grandchildren, Cutter, Holden, Harper, Lane, Colton, Wesley, and Amber.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to third floor nursing staff at Minden Medical Center and The Carpenter House in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude. 

Rose-Neath Funeral Home 

211 Murrell Street

Minden, Louisiana 71055 

(318) 377-3412


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