SHEPPARD-Patricia Lydiate Sheppard, age 75, of Trenton, S.C., loving wife of 42 years to Eddie Sheppard and daughter of the late George and Ida Todd Lydiate, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Christopher (Tracy) Smith of Tampa, FL, Kevin (Laurie)Smith of Westley Chapel, FL and Brian (Elizabeth) Sheppard of Tampa, FL; a daughter, Bonita Sheppard of Lumberton, TX; brothers, David and Douglas Lydiate of England; a sister, Gina Lydiate of England; grandchildren, Erika, Ashtyn and Jarrod Smith, Joshua, Cody, Kyler Carlson and Hayley Sheppard and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Lydiate. She was born in Harwich, England. She was a loving wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved her family with all her heart, and next to her family, came her love for her pets. She really enjoyed doing yardwork or anything to do with the outdoors. She was a precious lady who shall be missed by her family, friends and all whose lives she touched during the 75 years that God granted her on this earth. Death is not the as she shall live on forever in the hearts of her loved ones. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Napier Funeral Home, Inc., 315 Main St., Graniteville, S.C., 29829, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. You can visit the online guest register by logging on to www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com.