Nov. 4, 1874
Jan. 18, 1949
State Comptroller of
1930 - 1949
Oct. 7, 1879
Mar. 8, 1963
Blessed Are The Pure In Heart, For They Shall See God.
Back of headstone
||Zella Henslee Sheppard
||Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Wife of George Hartfield Sheppard
||October 7, 1879
||March 8, 1963
||March 10, 1963
SHEPPARD, ZELLA HENSLEE (1879 ~ 1963). Zella Henslee Sheppard was born October 7, 1879 on a ranch at Farmersville, Texas.
Her husband, George Hartfield Sheppard, served as the state comptroller of Texas from 1929 until his death in 1949.
After the death of her husband, she continued to reside in Austin, Texas, until three years before her death when she moved to Sweetwater, Texas, to live with a daughter. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Austin.
She was 83 years old when she died March 8, 1963, in Sweetwater, Texas.
Biography taken from Austin American-Statesman, March 9, 1963.
Further information available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.