Nora Ruth Shepherd, 92, of Lyons, passed away at 11:07 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
Born April 29, 1918 in Lyons she was the daughter of Claude and Bonnie (Hatfield) Wells.
She was an assembly worker for GE and also a homemaker. She was a member of the Lyons Christian Church and the Lyons Order of Eastern Star.
Surviving relatives include: one son, Dr. Gary Wayne Shepherd of Vincennes; one daughter, Samie Sue Shepherd of Bloomfield; one brother, Billy Gene Wells of Linton; two grandchildren and four great, grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Junior Shepherd, her sisters, Thelma Wright, Helen Gregory and Lorene Minella and her parents.
Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons, with the Rev. Jim Land officiating. Interment will be in Prairie Chapel cemetery in rural Lyons.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to service Saturday at the funeral home.
The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Lyons Christian church or Lyons Health and Living Center.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .