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Oscar Lee Shepherd
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1898
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 20, 1976
Michigan, USA

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 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Willard Vance Shepherd (1861 - 1945)
  Mary Jane Austin Shepherd (1870 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Erie Arrowood Shepherd (1898 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Mable Chester Shepherd Waldrup (1921 - 2000)*
  Forest Horace Shepherd (1923 - 1996)*
  Blain Garrett Shepherd (1925 - 2011)*
  Betty Lee Shepherd Counts (1933 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Blankenship Arrowood Cemetery
Price Creek
Yancey County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: MJ
Record added: Dec 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121953265
Oscar Lee Shepherd
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- MJ
 Added: Dec. 20, 2013
 
 
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