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Susan Shepherd

April 11, 1921 — April 28, 2007

SUSAN SHEPHERD, age 86, of Somerville, Ohio, died Saturday, April 28, 2007 at Mercy Hospital in Fairfield, Ohio. Born on April 11, 1921 in Prestonburg, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Frank & Ella (Scutchfield) McGuire. She retired in 1983 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she had been a cook for 17 years. She had also worked as a cook for 10 years at the Collinsville Schools. She was a member of the Little Ella United Baptist Church in Jeffersonville, Kentucky for 53 years. She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years: Thomas Shepherd in 1985; brothers: Sam McGuire, Virgil McGuire, and Parmer McGuire; sisters: Ruth Bays, Marie Shepherd, Flary Back, Kate Prunty, and Mae Ballard.

Survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Sharon & Fred Sexton of Camden, Ohio and Linda & Dick Parsons of Oxford, Ohio; sister: Mary Miller of Mount Orab, Ohio; brother & sister-in-law: Bill & Hallibee McGuire; grandchildren: Leia and Thomas Sexton and Mathew and Melissa Parsons; great grandchild: Chloe Parsons; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at Nein - Barnes Funeral Home - 249 North Main Street - Camden, Ohio with Rev. Steve McGuire & Rev. Roger McGuire officiating. Interment will be held in Butler Memorial Park in Trenton, Ohio. Casketbearers will be Matt Parsons, Thomas Sexton, Gary Prunty, Ray McGuire, Beerman Miller, Doug Shepherd, Bob Bays, and Gerald Barrett. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Little Ella United Baptist Church - 2010 Highway 1050 - Jeffersonville, Kentucky 40337. Condolences may be sent to the family via Guest Book at

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