Nov. 6, 1945 - Sept. 11, 2013
LIGONIER ó Gladys Shepherd, 67, of Ligonier, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at her home.
She was born Nov. 6, 1945, in Leburn, Ky., to Keen and Esther F. (Reynolds) Owens.
Gladys is survived by a son, Gary (Cara) Gingerich of Elkhart; four grandchildren, Morgan Noe, Sumer Noe, Gary Alan Gingerich and Gage Jackson Gingerich; and two brothers also survive, Keenis (Linda) Owens of Ligonier and Buford (Mavis) Owens of Stanton, Ky.
Mrs. Shepherd was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Rhonda Noe and brother Robert Owens.
Gladys was a registered nurse at a number of area nursing homes. She enjoyed church, cooking and lunch with friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
A funeral service in her honor will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway S., Ligonier. Pastor Randy Owens will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from noon until the funeral on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donorís choice.