Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Evelyn Shepherd

Evelyn Shepherd, age 81, of Mansfield, died Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Hospice of Central Ohio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

Evelyn was born April 27, 1938 in Olive Hill, KY to the late Edward and Effie (Clark) Knipp. She was a homemaker and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her sisters.

On October 17, 1953, Evelyn married Robert G. Shepherd, who survives, along with 4 children: Regina (John) Lewis of Mansfield, Michael (Sharon) Shepherd of Shelby, Robert Daniel (Kerry) Shepherd of Cape Canaveral, FL, and Joseph A. Shepherd of Berea, KY; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters: Irene (Don) Boebel and Mima Brinegar. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 12 siblings: twins, Ronnie and Bonnie, Clyster, Curtis, Woodrow, Lillian, Marie, Virginia, Eileen, Lorraine, Selman, and Christine.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 11 am-1 pm at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will immediately follow at 1 pm. Pastor Earl Tackett will officiate the services with burial following in Oakland Cemetery, Shelby.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Sharon Shepherd says:

    My heart is broken but I know you are in better place. Thank you for making me feel so welcome in your family. I love you mama

  2. Lacey shepherd -waldo says:

    Love you grandma may you rest in peace you will be missed by many !!

  3. Debbie Dedek says:

    Dearest Jean , Im so sorry to hear about your mom. You have my deepest sympathy. You , John and the rest of your family will be in my prayers. Im so sorry I wont be able to come to the service please forgive me. Love you all.We’ll talk soon.

  4. Lee & Sharon Mellott says:

    Dear Bob, Regina, Mike, Dan & Joe, We are sorry to hear of Evelyn’s passing. She’s been such a special part of our lives. So many fond memories of the church and the family gatherings. May you be comforted in the blessed hope of eternal life to come is our prayer.

  5. Sharon Shepherd says:

    Hi mom, I miss you but I know you are in a much better place. Peace is with you and you have no more pain. I hear you saying ,”tell Sharon we love her” and I feel your hugs. I love you back and I miss you my mom

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