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Joanna Shepherd

d. September 24, 2018

Corbin, KY

Joanna Hall Shepherd, 72, of Corbin, passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018, at Continue Care Hospital in Corbin.

Joanna had worked as a medical transcriptionist and was a former library volunteer at Oak Grove Elementary School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Sylvia Larkey Hall; brothers, Jimmy Hall and Mike Hall; and sisters, Benita Decker and Norma Collins.

Joanna is survived by her husband, Harry Shepherd; son, Jimmy Shepherd (Whitney) and four granddaughters, Lauren, Joanna, Ethena, and Minerva Shepherd, all of Corbin; brother, Roger Hall (Lisa) of Corbin; sisters: Pam Babb (Roger) of Charlotte, Helen King (Robert) of Nashville, Vicki Roland (Danny) of Owenton, Melanie Hall of Corbin, Paula Webb (Greg) of Corbin, and Jane Seal (Fred) of Corbin; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A Private Graveside Service will be held at Rest Haven Cemetery in Loyall, Kentucky.

Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Messages may be written to the family at

This Obituary is a courtesy to the family of Joanna Hall Shepherd by the Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

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