Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Nila Shepherd

Nila Marie Shepherd, 82, died September 18, at her home at Cumberland.

A daughter of the late Jessie James and Lula Kathryn Miles Craiger, she was the widow of Edward Shepherd and the mother of the late James Edward Shepherd.

Surviving are two sons, Alexander Shepherd of Richmond, Ind., and Billy Wayne Shepherd of Cumberland; eight daughters, Jackie Lucas of Whitesburg, Glenda Sue Ingram of Lancaster, Janice Hall of Richmond, Ind., Pamela Banks of Hendersonville, N.C., Annareece Anderson of Charleston, S.C., Nancy Thompson of Pound, Va., Ina Marie Ridge of Jackson, and Angie Maggard of Partridge; a brother, Estill Craiger of Detroit, Mich.; six sisters, Shirley Elkins of Frankfort, Geraldine Boggs of Ermine, Martha of Pleasantville, Judy of Tennessee, Christine of Alabama, and Anita of Frankfort.

Funeral services were held September 20 at the Lighthouse Church. Burial was in the Boggs Cemetery at Ovenfork.

Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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