She was born Nov. 19, 1940 in Anderson to William H. and Lucille (Edmunds) Haverly.
She worked for several insurance agencies in Indianapolis area for over 30 years, the last was M-J Insurance. She was a member of Worthington Christian Church,and Newberry Chapter #198 Order of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband George R. Shepherd, of Worthington; step-children, Theresa Franklin, New Castle, Michael Shepherd, Fortville, Ruth Mathison, Anderson; a brother, William Haverly, St. Charles, MO; 12 step-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; one niece and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one step-daughter, Susan Schell.
Funeral service Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington, 11 a.m. Monday with Sherman Thomas officiating.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday, until time of service. Eastern Star service will be conducted on Sunday evening by the Newberry Lodge.
Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.