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Mae Reynolds Shepherd

June 19, 1918 January 30, 2009
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Obituary for Mae Reynolds Shepherd

Mae Reynolds Shepherd, 90 formerly of Richmond passed away January 30, 2009 in Roanoke, VA where she was a resident of Our Lady of the Valley. She was born June 19, 1918 in Buckingham County. She was the daughter of the late Lelia Morris Reynolds and William H. Reynolds. She was preceded in death by her four sisters and two brothers: Vernell R. Brown, Dorothy D. Reynolds, Rebecca R. Shepard, Lelia R. Barnes, William W. Reynolds and Woodrow H. Reynolds as well as her grandson, Derek M. Edwards.
Mrs. Shepherd graduated from the Lynchburg Training School for Nurses in 1938 at age 20 and had a long career as a registered nurse at Grace, Retreat and Stuart Circle Hospitals. She ultimately retired from Phillip Morris, Inc. where she was an industrial nurse.
She is survived by one son, John R. Edwards, M.D. his wife Mary Ann, and granddaughter Teresa Ann Edwards all of Roanoke. Mrs. Shepherd leaves behind many nieces and nephews including Wesley Raper of Richmond who made his home with her from the age four.
A funeral service will be held Monday, February 2, 2009 12:00(Noon) at the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville, VA with interment to follow in Westview Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday 11:00-12:00 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Cemetery:
Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery in Farmville.

Visitation:
Family will recieve friends Monday 11:00-12:00 before the service at the funeral home.

Service:
A funeral service will be held Monday 12:00 at the chapel of the funeral home.

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