Cornelius Sheppard, retired chief deputy warden at NCWF passed late last week.  Services will be held in Northern and Southern California.

On Dec. 12, a service will be held at the Cherokee Memorial Park and Funeral Home at 1 p.m. The funeral home is at 831 Industrial Way in Lodi. The telephone numbers are (209) 334-9613 and (209) 944-9898.

The second service will be Dec. 14 at the Stone Funeral Home at 11 a.m. at 355 E. 9th Street, in Upland. The telephone number is (909) 982-1369

Condolences may be sent to his family at 332 Bull Pine Road, Stockton, CA 95215