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Don Shepherd buried at McRoberts



Funeral services for Don Edward Shepherd, 71, of McRoberts, were held February 16 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in the McRoberts Cemetery.

Born in Whitesburg to the late Alex and Edna Kiser Shepherd, he died February 13 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was the father of the late Douglas Dewayne Shepherd, and a brother of the late Bob Shepherd, J.L. Shepherd, Doug Shepherd, Sue Mullins, Claudette Bentley, and Brenda Anderson.

Mr. Shepherd was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church for more than 40 years.

Surviving are his wife of almost 53 years, Jerrie Shepherd; two sons, Don Edward Shepherd Jr., of Lexington and David Allen Shepherd of Elkhorn City; a daughter, Donna Sue Branham and husband Danny of McRoberts; two sisters, Frona Whitaker of Newport, and Twinkle Noble of Dunham; six grandchildren, Logan Chase Shepherd, Layton Allen Shepherd, Rylan David Shepherd, Andrew Branham and wife Katie, Kayla Newsom and husband Jake, and Hailey Shepherd; and a greatgrandson, Weston Isaiah Newsom.



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