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Jerry Shepherd, 60, buried at Thornton

Funeral services for Jerry Lynn “Shep” Shepherd, 60, of Blackey, were held June 11 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Thornton Cemetery.

A son of the late Emma Jean Sexton and McArthur Shepherd, he was reared by his grandmother, the late Maggy Sexton, after the deaths of his parents. He was a welder and a concrete finisher and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Clara Morgan Shepherd; three
sons, Brian Shepherd and wife Molley, Cummings, Ga.; Jerry Wayne Shepherd and
wife Ruby, Calhoun, Ga.; and Randall Lynn Shepherd, Petersburg, Va.; a daughter,
CaSandra Shepherd and friend Henry Halcomb, Linefork; four sisters, Monette
Short and husband A.J., Indiana; Geraldine Collins, Lexington; Sue Smith, Happy;
and Sandra Ann Sexton, Indiana; three brothers, Buddy Sexton and wife Teresa,
Whitesburg; Newt Sexton and wife Sandy, Ohio; and Bassil Sexton, Ohio; seven
granddaughters, Blake, Nicollette, Montana, Maggie, Hannah, Kayla, and Kelly;
and six grandsons, Christian, Randy Jr., Matthew, Jacob, Brandon, and Danny.

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