Margaret Nanette (Gross) Shepherd

May 11, 1924 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 95)


Margaret Nanette Shepherd, 95 of Ashland died Friday August 16, 2019 at Brethren Care Village

Brookwood Place. She was born May 11, 1924 in Cleveland the daughter of Jacob and Helen Grilly

Gross. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hayesville United Methodist Church. Margaret

loved nature and enjoyed the simple things of life.

She saw God in all of His creation, she loved the natural world and all growing things.  She practiced

gratitude, extended hospitality to others, and lived a life of service and love.  Her faith was most

precious to her, as was her family.

She is survived by two children, Kathleen Buckley of Fairbanks, Alaska and Dan T. Shepherd of

Denton, TX, 2 grandchildren, Gunnar (Tiana) Buckley and Gwen Buckley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dan Shepherd and a sister, Louise Garrett.

Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville with

Pastor Layton Broome officiating. Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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August 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
August 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

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