July 7, 2007
Gloria Mae Shepherd, age 64 resident of Shelby, Ohio passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2007 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. She was born on June 23, 1943 in Oberlin , Ohio to the late Ralph and Emma (Brown) Lance and had been a Shelby resident for 30 years. Ms. Shepherd was a homemaker.
She is survived by three daughters, Sylvia Lyn Hall; Rose Mylinda Bourne; and Jessie Mae Ruckman all of Shelby; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three sisters, Bertha Stump of Oberlin; Eva Hager of Tennessee; Reta Shepherd of Shiloh; four brothers, Harvey Lance of Sullivan; Ralph Lance Jr. of Sheffield Lake; Raymond Lance of Kipton; Vernon Lance of Elyria.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son William Jay Shepherd, Jr.
Graveside services will be held at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh on Thursday, July 12, 2007 at 11:00 AM with Rev. John Conley, Jr. officiating. No calling hours will be observed. Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhome.com