Mrs. Hepburn was born June 20, 1917, in Rutland, Vt., and lived in upstate New York before moving with her new husband to Alameda in 1942. She moved to Tracy in 1992 with her daughter and son-in-law, and she has been an active member of Tracy’s First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Beverley Jean Howard, and her husband, Curtis, of Tracy, Betty Jane Howard, and her husband, Jack, of Surprise, Ariz., Bonnie Joan Nish of Salton City and Brenda Joyce Trevino of Alameda; a brother, Walter Terry, and his wife, Joan, of Union City; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 35 years, Harry Hepburn; three brothers; a sister; and a grandson.
Visitation will be observed from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, 1610 East St., followed by a funeral at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, in Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave., in Oakland.
Contributions in Mrs. Hepburn’s name may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720 or www.diabetes.org; or to the AIDS Research Alliance of America, 1400 S. Grand Ave., Ste. 701, Los Angeles, CA 90015-3011 or www.aidsresearch.org.