By: Amelia HollidayStaff Reporter
April 1, 2013
Velvia Shepherd, 85, of Viper, died Friday, March 22 at the Hazard ARH medical center.
She is survived by sons James Harold Shepherd of Chavies, Pearl Shepherd of Viper, and Leonard Shepherd of Viper; daughters Shirley Ann Sturgill of Eolia, Jeanette Eddington of Viper, Wanda Faye Farler Young Bowman of Harrodsburg, Betty Lawson of Frankfort, and Gadie Sue Whitaker of Lexington; brother Farmer Wells of Connersville, In.; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her mother, husband, and one son, Wilburn “Pete” Shepherd.
Arrangements were handled by Brashear-Callahan Funeral Home of Viper, where the funeral services were held on Sunday, March 24 with A.D. “Pete” McGee officiating.