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