Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Jean (Beach) Shepherd

Jean Shepherd, age 79, of 86 Grand Blvd. Ext., Shelby, died Saturday, November 27, 2004 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus after a short illness.

She was born September 23, 1925 in Shelby, the daughter of the late Harvey and Alma (Grubb) Beach. Jean was a 1943 graduate of Shelby High School and was the office manager for Shelby Home and Public Health for many years. She was a very active member of First United Methodist Church in Shelby and Friends of the Library. She was an avid reader and enjoyed gardening.

Jean is survived by 2 sons and spouse, Kim and Bonnie Shepherd of Westerville, OH and Lee Shepherd of Shelby; a daughter, Mary Jo Shepherd of East Windsor, NJ; 5 grandchildren, Matt Shepherd, Stacey Jeter, Mary Bolin, Laura Fullen, and Justin Powell; 7 great grandchildren; her pets and constant companions, Benjamin and Angel. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Beelman Shepherd in 2001 and by her daughter-in-law, Barbara Shepherd.

Friends may call on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby and also from
10-11 AM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Services will be at 11 AM with Rev. Gail Angel officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Home and Public Health or Richland County Humane Society.

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