Karen Elaine Sheppard Whited

Karen Elaine Sheppard Whited, 67, of Parkersburg, passed away March 13, 2013.

She was born March 15, 1945, a daughter to the late Robert Sheppard and Glenda Mae Sheppard Radcliff.

She was a graduate of PHS class of 1963, retired from Corning Glass, and was a member of Broadway Church of the Nazarene.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Palmer; brother-in-law, Gene Palmer; and niece, Jenny Palmer.

She is survived by her sons, Craig Whited of Parkersburg and Christopher Whited of Lubbock, Texas; sister, Sandra Sheppard Smith (David) of Ft. Myers, Fla.; nieces, Sherry Smith Morris (JR) of Parkersburg and Terry Smith Papp (James) of Cape Coral, Fla.; nephews, Bob Palmer (Lisa) of Williamstown and David Palmer of Parkersburg; along with several nieces and nephews, David Carnes (Anne), Jason Carnes (Destiny), Scott Rejonis, Ben Palmer, Daniel Palmer, Joshua Palmer, Sydney Palmer, Kristin Baldyga and Alison Palmer.

Service will be 3 p.m. today at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Harold Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. today prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.sunsetparkersburg.com