Lois (Cooper) Shepherd

Born: Mon., Sep. 14, 1925
Died: Wed., May 21, 2014


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sat., May 24, 2014
Location: Bernard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., May 25, 2014
Location: Friendship Baptist Church

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Lois Cooper Shepherd, 88, of Russell Springs, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014

at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville. She was born September 14, 1925

in Russell County to the late Cosby & Golda Meece Cooper. She was a retired

teacher and a member of Friendship Baptist Church since age 11. Active in WMU,

Sunday School, Discipleship Training and Choir. Teacher for 37.22 years. Active

in Russell County Education Assoc., Kentucky Education Assoc., served as delegate

to many local, state and national meetings, Retired teacher since June, 1992 and

member of KRTA. Active in organizing as V. Pres. of Old Friendship Cemetery

Trust Fund. Kentucky Colonel since the early 70's. Member of the Russell County

Historical Society. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Vernon

Shepherd and a brother, Kenneth Cooper.


husband: Bro. Louis Shepherd, Russell Springs

2 children: Stephen Louis Shepherd, Antioch, TN

                  Sherri Lois Shepherd, Louisville, Ky

4 grandchildren: Stephen Louis Shepherd, II, Benjamin Lee Bruck,

  Laura Elizabeth Bruck, Emily Samantha Bruck

1 great grandchild: Shaden Eastwood

2 sisters: Alma (Mike) Duffy, Russell Springs

               Anna (Rex) Slechter, Crestwood, Ky

1 brother: Vernon Elliott (Ramona) Cooper, Niceville, Florida

Funeral service for Lois Cooper Shepherd will be 3 PM. Sunday,

May 25, 2014  at the Friendship Baptist Church with Bro. John C.

Wilson, Bro. Danny Withers & Bro. Gil Hammond officiating.

Friends may call from 6-8 PM. Saturday at the Bernard Funeral Home

and after 1 PM. Sunday at the church. Burial in the Smith Memorial Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers: Steve Shepherd, II, Ben Bruck, Shaden Eastwood, Jason Duffy,

                           Joseph Shepherd, Daniel Bault

Honorary Pallbearers:  John Rathbone, Susan Flatt, Greg Smith

                          Mike Popplewell, Charlene Smith Harris

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements. 

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Randi Grissom
   Posted Sat May 24, 2014

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Ramsey Grissom and the entire Grissom/Meredith families. .

You are in our thoughts and prayers as you begin your Journey of all the wonderful memeories you have shared together.

Joe Gross
   Posted Sat May 24, 2014

GARDEN PATH was sent by DJ, Ashley, Malachi, Joseph .

Steve, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. DJ, Ashley, Malachi, Joseph and Becca

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