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Shirley Lee Richardson Shephard

November 28, 1936 — January 6, 2022

Previously postponed due to illness - Memorial Services have now been set.


Marion, Va.  /  Worthington, W.Va.  /  Grayson County, Va.


Shirley Lee Richardson Shephard, age 85, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022.


She was born November 28, 1936 in Marion, Va. the daughter of Lance and Callie Ann Richardson. Shirley owned The Downtown Café restaurant in Marion, Va. for 10 years. She was then a caregiver in Grayson County, Va. for several years.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Robert Lance Richardson, Jr., Ishmael Richardson, Lorraine Farmer, Wadie Nichols, Jewel Ward and Janetta Shupe.


Shirley is survived by her daughters, Kyra Wadsworth of Pennsburg, Penn. and Colleen Knight of Worthington, W.Va.; grandchildren, Donald Wadsworth, Jr. and wife, Brittany, Misty Lee Godfrey, Spring Dawn Duffy and Scott Wadsworth; great-grandchildren, Tyler Lee Shephard, Bryce Wadsworth, Elijah Wadsworth, Noah Wadsworth, Micah Wadsworth, Riley Wadsworth and Claire Wadsworth; sister, Loretta Shockley of Lenoir, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.


Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 12, 2023 at 11 a.m. at Haw Orchard Baptist Church, 354 Haw Orchard Lane, Mouth of Wilson, Va. 24363 with Pastor Randy Lovelace officiating. Burial will follow in Haw Orchard Cemetery.


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