Marylyn I. Shepherd

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Shiloh OH 6/2/2017 17:00:00

Shiloh OH 6/3/2017 11:00:00

Marylyn I. Shepherd, age 84, of Shelby, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on May 20, 1933 in Medina, Ohio to the late William and Ruth (Brown) Buffington. Marylyn was retired from M.T.D. in Shelby. She loved gardening, traveling, her pets with her favorite being Jazmine and most of all spending time with her loving family.
She is survived by 9 children, Linda (David) Dillon of Parrysville, Sherry (Phillip) Benton of Shelby, Rick (Brenda) Shepherd of Shiloh, Choya Shepherd of Greenwich, Beverly (Dwayne) Porter of Shiloh, Naline (Matthew) Archer of Plymouth, Jeanne Banks of Plymouth, Lacy D. (Pam) Shepherd of Nova, and Sonja (Derek) Knapp of Shelby; 27 grandchildren; 43 great grandchildren; a brother, LeRoy Buffington of Willard and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lacy Shepherd in 1999; 2 brothers, William and Enoch Buffington and a son, Jeffry Shepherd.
Friends may call on Friday, June 2, 2017 after 5:00 PM at the Messiah House of Prayer in Shiloh, Ohio where a funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 3, 2017 with Pastor Bill Howell officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial contributions may be made to the Messiah House of Prayer in Shiloh. Online condolences may be made to Marylyn’s family by visiting


Sandy and Tom Uebel - Jun 1, 2017

Prayers to all of you as you go about the next few days, saying goodbye to an amazing women. She was always there for her children. what an amazing mom she had to have been. We know that she is no longer suffering and is in the arms of Jesus and all of the other family members there waiting for her….God Bless you all. Wish I could be there but am out of town at this time and won’t be back until after the services…I will keep all of you close to my heart and be thinking of you….Love You all Sandy

Albert & Melody Burton - Jun 1, 2017

To the Shepherd Family,
We are so sorry for your loss, Marylyn was a one of a kind. We pray the Lord keeps His hands upon you all and comforts you in your time of sorrow.