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Obituary for Virginia "Ginny" Sheppard

Virginia "Ginny"  Sheppard
Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Sheppard, age 72, of Honaker, Virginia, passed away Friday (November 9, 2018) in a Lebanon, Virginia hospital. Born May 10, 1946 in Council, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Hazel Emma Lester. She was a lifelong resident of the Honaker area.
Survivors include her husband of forty-nine years, Earnest “Duke” Sheppard; two children, McKinley “Mick” Sheppard of Honaker and Brian Sheppard and wife, Karen of Lebanon; one special foster child, Kanain Bradley; two sisters, Sue Compton of Lebanon and Linda Jackson of Davenport; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Kissito Health – Maple Grove Health Care Center and their staff for all their loving care.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Monday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Roy Lee Wilson officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday at the Tiller Cemetery in Council, Virginia. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 AM to go in procession.
Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Monday.
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