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.
Online condolences may be made at www.fickesfuneralhome.com.