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Anna "Gertie" Sheppard

Obituary for Anna "Gertie" Sheppard

September 23, 1938 - September 26, 2017
Murray, Kentucky | Age 79


Mrs. Anna "Gertie" Sheppard, age 79, of Murray, Kentucky, died Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her home.
Mrs. Sheppard was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on September 23, 1938 to the late Avery Hayden Bogard and Bessie Miller Bogard. She was a retired Manager of I.G.A and a member of Ledbetter Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Norman Sheppard, two sisters, Estelle Johnson and June Cunningham; three brothers, Ralph Bogard, Rudell Bogard and Tommy Bogard.
Survivors include one daughter, Deanna Mathis and husband Ben of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Dennis Sheppard and wife Cheryl of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Wilma Hicks of Murray, Kentucky; one brother, Paul Bogard and wife Sue of Mayfield, Kentucky; three brothers-in-law, Jerry Sheppard and wife Lily of Benton, Kentucky, Hayes Sheppard and wife Janice of Dexter, Kentucky, and Bobby Cunningham of Dexter, Kentucky; as well as three grandchildren, Alyson Mathis, Zak Mathis, and Thomas Mathis all of Murray, Kentucky, ; also a special friend Jerry Hopkins of Murray, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, with Bro. Ricky Cunningham and Bro. Jeff Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Ledbetter Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Expressions of Sympathy can be Made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071
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