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Emma Hanlin-Shepherd

January 19, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

HANLIN-SHEPHERD, Emma June, age 90, of North Lawrence, OH and formerly of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

She was born in Wheeling, WV, on September 30, 1922, to the late Maurice and Sereta Moore.

She was a graduate of Capital University and Case Western Reserve.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William McKinley "Mac" Shepherd; and brothers, Henry and Carl.

Emma is survived by her children, Bruce (Diana) Shepherd of North Lawrence and with whom she resided, and William "Frank" (Vicki) Shepherd of Westerville, OH; stepdaughter, Joan (Russ) Garner of Canton; grand children, Christopher (Amy), Wesley (Erin), Justin, Heather, Brandon and Stephanie Shepherd, Shawn and Kevin (Tarah) Carnes; great-grandchildren, Brody, Morgan, Caden, Wyatt, Chloe, Izabella, Juliana, Lucas and Quinton.

She was a longtime member of Zion Lutheran Church of Canton.

Funeral services will be Monday at 12 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel, with Pastor Timothy J. Hull of Cornerstone Community Church in Dalton, officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Burial Park.

Visitation will be two hours prior to the service from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Brenn-Field Nursing Center, Orville, OH or to a charity of your choice.

Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at

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