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Cheryl Embry Shephard

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

MORGANTOWN, Ky. — Cheryl Embry Shephard, 38, of Morgantown, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Cheryl was born Sept. 25, 1980, to Barry W. and Melissa J. Lindsey Embry.

She was a member of Green Valley Church of Christ and attended Living Faith Baptist Church in Hartford, Kentucky. Cheryl was a Butler County High School graduate class of 1998, Western Kentucky University 2002 graduate and a member of the National Honors Touring Band where she toured Europe and played music.

She loved her four dogs treating them like her children, she loved reading, quilting and crocheting.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, J.C. Lindsey, and one nephew, Marcus Barks.

Cheryl Embry Shephard is survived by her husband of seven years, Paul Shephard, of Morgantown; parents, Barry and Melissa Embry, of Morgantown; one sister, Lynzie Embry, of Morgantown; one brother, Timmy Embry (Jessica), of Morgantown; grandparents, Nancy Lindsey, of Morgantown, and Pendleton and Janet Embry, of Morgantown; father- and mother-in-law, Jerry and Nancy Shephard, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; brother-in-law, Chris Shephard (Andria), of Beaver Dam; three nieces, Gabbie, Danica, and Mollie Shephard, all of Beaver Dam; three nephews, Mason Barks, Miles Embry, and Noah Cockerell, all of Morgantown, and one great-niece, Riley Grace Barks.

Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Monday, March 11, at 12 p.m. with Bro. Greg Hillard officiating. Burial will be held Hill Haven Memory Garden. Visitation will be held Sunday, March 10, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Monday 8 a.m. until funeral time at 12 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Chapel.

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