Obituary for Rosanna Carol Shepherd

Rosanna Carol Shepherd

Rosanna Carol (Roark) Shepherd, age 69, of Manchester, KY passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born January 8, 1950 in Hoskinston, KY to Hughes and Maultie Roark. She was the wife of the late Claude M. Shepherd of Corbin, Ky, and was a homemaker by occupation. She was a member of the Pentecostal holiness faith.

Rosanna is survived by one son, Dr. L. Douglas Couch of Corbin, KY, one daughter, Linda L. Harris of Lily, KY, and one grandson, Logan D. Smith of Lily, KY.

She is also survived by one brother, Mitchell Roark (Juanita) of Henryville, IN, one sister, Kathleen Roberts (Tommy) Of Manchester, KY, sister-in-law, Martha Roark (Eddie) of Charlestown, IN, as well as two special nieces, Malinda Brown (Danny Joe) and Jennifer Smith (Brian), special great niece and nephews, Sarah Brown, Keaton Smith and Clay Smith. She is further survived by four step-grandchildren: Crystal Beare, Timothy Beare, Jenell Hooks and Tabitha Beare.

Rosanna was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Eddie Roark and Gillas Roark, and one sister, Shirley Jean Roark. She is also preceded in death by her stepchildren, Timothy Shepherd and Lisa Ann Pelfrey.

Rosanna also leaves a host of other nieces, nephews, friends and family members to mourn her loss.

The funeral service for Rosanna will be held 2:00 PM Monday July 15th, 2019 at the Hals Fork Holiness Church at Bear Branch, KY with Rev. Danny Lee Holland and Rev. Chase Whitis officiating. Burial will follow in the A. R. Dyche Cemetery in London.

Visitation will be after 12:00 Noon Monday at the church.


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