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Mary Lee Shephard

Obituary for Mary Lee Shephard

February 2, 1929 - May 3, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 89


Mary Lee Shephard, age 89 of Rising Sun, MD passed away on May 3, 2018. She was born on February 2, 1929 in Shouns, TN to the late Lafayette Wilson and Hessie McKenley (Phillips) Wilson.

Mary was a longtime member of Conowingo Baptist Church. She was an avid fan of the Baltimore Orioles and enjoyed watching their games. She also loved red birds; cardinals were her favorite. Mary loved spending time with her family and she will be loved and remembered as a dedicated mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Mary is survived by her son, Joseph P. Shephard, Jr. and his wife, Sandra; daughters: Joan Shephard Hanicak and her husband, Joseph and Donna Tracy and her husband, John; grandchildren: Joseph P. Shephard, III and his wife, Tiana, Theresa Hanicak, and Jennifer Shephard and her husband, Chris Jianniney; great grandchildren: Brittany Clark and her husband, Stanley, Tyler Henley, Rylee Jianniney, Harley Shephard, Mackenzie Shephard, and Laney Shephard; and siblings: Grace Osborne, Alf Wilson, and Willa Arnold.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Paul Shephard and brother, Albert Wilson.

A celebration of Mary's life will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11am at Conowingo Baptist Church, 151 Rock Springs Rd., Conowingo, MD 21918. Family and friends may begin to visit at 10am. Burial will follow in Conowingo Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Conowingo Baptist Church" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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  • Memorial contributions may be made payable to, "Conowingo Baptist Church" and sent in care of the funeral home.
  • P.O. Box 248
    Rising Sun, MD 21911

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111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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