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Melinda S. Shepherd
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Obituary for Melinda S. Shepherd

Melinda S. Shepherd passed away peacefully with her loving husband at her side on Friday, June 8 at the age of 62 at Rosegate Assisted Living Center. She was born in Princeton, Indiana on July 13, 1955. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Jo (Auburn) Brewster and Eugene Brewster. She is survived by her loving husband Charles K. Shepherd of 41 years. 
She will be lovingly remembered by her son, Jimmy (Tabitha) Shepherd and her daughter, Amy (Josh) Brown. She had three grandchildren: Hanna, Dane and Gracie. 

Melinda was an avid gardener and loved all flowers. She loved all animals especially cats. She was a loving mother who enjoyed nature and being out in the sunshine. 

Melinda worked for the Indianapolis Star for 25+ years. She took pride in her work and was dedicated to her job. 

The family is seeking donations of plants to continue Melinda’s gardening legacy at her house. They may be brought to the funeral home or to the home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Johnson County or American Diabetes Society.

The family would like to thank the Rosegate Community for their dedicated and loving care of Melinda during her days in residence.

Friends may visit from 5:00 - 7:00 PM Saturday, June 16, 2018 at G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at the Gardens at Olive Branch, 1605 South State Road 135 and Olive Branch. A service will be conducted at 7:00 PM Saturday at the funeral home.


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Jun

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch

1605 South State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143

Service

Saturday

16

Jun

7:00 PM
G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home at The Gardens at Olive Branch

1605 South State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143

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