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Rosemary Blackwell Sheppard ’48

Rosemary Blackwell Sheppard ’48 passed away July 26 in Cuero. She taught in the Cuero Public School System until her retirement in 1985. After retirement she actively managed her farm and ranch properties until her death. In 2003 her farm was recognized by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Rosemary served as organist for the First Baptist Church of Cuero for many years. She was an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and the DeWitt County Historical Commission. She served as co-chairperson of the History of DeWitt County Project Committee which published an 800-page volume entitled DeWitt County History in 1981.