Linda Kay Sheppard, 59

October 15, 2009

JUNE 9, 1950-OCT. 13, 2009

Linda Kay Sheppard, 59, of Hagerstown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at her home, after a battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Born June 9, 1950, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of Margaret V. (Walls) Sheppard and the late Nelson M. Sheppard Sr.

She was employed by the Washington County Health Department for 16 years. She began her career working with the Community Outreach Program and lastly transitioned as office manager for Clinical Support. She was awarded quarterly employee for 2008.


In addition to her mother, she also is survived by two brothers, Nelson M. Sheppard Jr. and David Craig Sheppard; two sisters, Beverly Lorshbaugh and Vicky Stoner; three aunts, Wilma Smith, Goldie Scott and Lorraine Shirey; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown.

After visitation, at her request, her body will be cremated and a memorial service will be conducted Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Ray Dudley officiating.

Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Linda's name to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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