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Wanda Sheppard

November 15, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Wanda Marie Sheppard left this world on Nov. 14, 2012, in Ravenswood, W.Va., after a long illness.

She was born June 17, 1918, at Frozen Camp, W.Va., daughter of the late Roy and Elizabeth Cline.

She was married to the late J. Blaine Sheppard for 74 years. She had been a resident of Ravenswood Care Center for the past six years. She was a member of the Sheppard Chapel Methodist Church until its closure, and attended Tri County Worship Center late in life. She was also a member of the Ravenswood Eastern Star.

She is survived by daughter, Barbara and Lewis Sullivan, and children, David and Carla; son, Gary and Patricia Sheppard, and children, Gary, Jr., Julie, and Greg; daughter-in-law, Sherry Sheppard, and children, Donna, Robin, Richard, and Holly; 17 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. Blaine Sheppard; son, Philip C. Sheppard; granddaughter, Vera Nowery; two sisters; and numerous other relatives.

Services will be held at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, on Friday, 1 p.m. with Rev. Darrell Tackett officiating, assisted by Pastor Everett Snyder. Burial will follow in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family at the funeral home today, from 4:30-7:30 p.m.

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