Shepherd, Virginia Burnett

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Virginia Ann Burnett Shepherd, age 62 of Dublin passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022 in the Lewis Gale Hospital, Pulaski. Born February 6, 1960 in Christiansburg, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Roy Allen Barnett and Thelma Elizabeth Kanode Barnett.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Lang and Rose Tabor; granddaughter, Alexius Shepherd; brother-in-law, Charlie McGuire; and father-in-law, Paul Shepherd.

She is survived by

Husband of 40 years – Daniel McKinley Shepherd-Dublin


Truley Akers & Brian Sahr – Dublin

Danelle Slaughter – Radford

Grandsons – Terry Hawkins, Davin Akers, Nicholas Conner, Lukkas Slaughter, Zakkary Slaughter, Stanley Warden

Sisters – Bonnie Vaught & Jesse Mitchell – Pulaski, Betty McGuire – Dublin

Special Mother-in-law – Brenda Shepherd – Dublin

Funeral services will be Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. February 16, 2022 at the Grace Baptist Church, Dublin with Pastor Doug Testerman officiating. Burial will follow at the Dublin Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before service time at the church.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.