|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1898|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May 20, 1976|
OSCAR SHEPHERD - OBITUARY ASHEVILLE CITIZEN PAPER DATE: 23 MAY 1976
"BURNSVILLE - Oscar Shepherd, 78, of Detroit, Mich., died Thursday in a Detroit hospital.
A native of Yancey County and a resident of Michigan for the past 30 years, he was a retired employe of Chrysler Corp.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Tracy Waldrup of Mars Hill and Mrs. Betty Lee Counts of Farwell, Mich.; six sons, Charlie Shepherd of Burnsville, Blaine Shepherd of Petersburgh, Pa., Forrest, Ted, Francis, and Harold Shepherd of Detroit; two sisters, Mrs. Golda Chambers of Mars Hill and Mrs. Sarah Jones of Asheville; a brother, Donald Shepherd of Asheville; 25 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Prices Creek Union Church. The Revs. Francis Radford and Shelby Beaver will officiate. Burial will be in Blankenship-Arrowood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, where the body will remain until placed in the church for services."
More About OSCAR SHEPHERD:
Burial: Prices Creek TWP, Burnsville, Yancey Co. NC
Cemetery: Blankenship/Arrowood Cemetery
Lived: Yancey Co. NC and Detroit, MI
More About OSCAR SHEPHERD and ERIE ARROWOOD:
Marriage: 10 Aug 1918, Burnsville, Yancey Co. NC
Willard Vance Shepherd (1861 - 1945)
Mary Jane Austin Shepherd (1870 - 1952)
Erie Arrowood Shepherd (1898 - 1969)
Mable Chester Shepherd Waldrup (1921 - 2000)*
Forest Horace Shepherd (1923 - 1996)*
Blain Garrett Shepherd (1925 - 2011)*
Betty Lee Shepherd Counts (1933 - 2010)*
Ellen Shepherd Hensley (1887 - 1956)*
Hozettie Woody (1888 - 1961)*
Horace Greely Shepherd (1892 - 1980)*
Oscar Lee Shepherd (1898 - 1976)
Lila Shepherd Penland (1899 - 1975)*
James Boyd Shepherd (1902 - 1974)*
George Webb Shepherd (1906 - 1975)**
Blankenship Arrowood Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: MJ
Record added: Dec 20, 2013
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Added: Dec. 20, 2013