Joyce (DeVaney) Shepherd, 81, of Warren, IN, formerly of Indianapolis, went to be with the Lord at 3:45 PM on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at her residence. She was born on Sunday, January 07, 1934, in Detroit, MI. She married William H. Shepherd on Friday, January 27, 1956. Joyce was a 1952 graduate of the Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, TN and she received her Bachelors of Science degree from IUPUI in Medical Records. She enjoyed needle work, crosswords, playing bridge, and especially reading the Bible and teaching Sunday school. Joyce was a member of the Red Hatters Club at Heritage Pointe and attended the Calvary Lutheran Church in Bluffton.
Survivors include her Sons: Bill (Nancy) Shepherd, Griffin, GA., Tom (Brenda) Shepherd, Roanoke, IN., Jim (Nancy) Shepherd, Indianapolis, IN., 3 Granddaughters and Brother - Chester (Anna Elizabeth) DeVaney, Jr., TN
She was preceded in death by her: Parents- Chester & Anna Mary (Ewing) DeVaney and Husband - William H. Shepherd.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel 801 Huntington Ave, Warren., on Saturday, May 23, 2015 with Pastor Jerry O'Neal and Ginny Soultz officiating. Immediately following in the Fultz room (Heritage Pointe) will be a celebration of Joyce's life, with cake and ice cream served. All are welcomed to attend.
In Lieu of flowers please send memorial donations in honor of Joyce’s name to: Calvary Lutheran Church 1532 N Main St, Bluffton, IN 46714, Bread of Life Food Pantry 123 N. Nancy St. Warren, IN 46792 or Wheeler Mission Ministries 205 E New York St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.