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Judy (Minnaert) Shepherd

May 1, 2020


Mrs. Judy Shepherd, age 74, of Geneseo, IL, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020.  Mrs. Shepherd was born in Geneseo, Illinois to the late Clyde Edward Minnaert, and the late Elsie Marie Turf Minnaert. Mrs. Shepherd met and married the love of her life, Earl L. Shepherd, to whom she was married for many happy years until his passing. A loving and caring person by nature, Mrs. Shepherd obtained her degree in nursing and worked as a nurse until her retirement from WellStar Health Systems.


Mrs. Shepherd is survived by her children, Lisa Atchley (Timmy), and Cinnamon Mitchell (Bobby); grandchildren, Ashlin Atchley (Alisha), Skyler Atchley (Ashley), Casey Moses (Seth), Blake Atchley, Garrett Atchley, Tierney Hoffmann (Russell), Lindsey Mitchell, Kayleen Mitchell, and Valerie Mitchell; and six great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shepherd was preceded in death by her husband, Earl L. Shepherd, and two brothers.


In keeping with local, state, and federal guidelines and the family’s wishes, private graveside services will be held for the immediate family.


Vandermore Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting Jeff Eberhard Funeral Home in serving the family of Mrs. Judy Shepard.  Memorials may be directed to the family or to Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home (https://www.jeffeberhartfuneralhome.com/).


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