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Lorraine E. (Dodridge) Shepherd

August 25, 2021


Lorraine E. Shepherd, 87

Lorraine E. Shepherd, 87 of West Portsmouth, died Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born October 9, 1933 in Scioto County to the late Percy and Rowena Sickles Dodridge.

She was a former Williams Shoe employee and was a member of Dry Run Church of Christ since 1968.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Elliott Shepherd whom she married on October 27, 1951, 2 sisters; Dorothy Evelyn Dodridge and Betty Lou Dodridge.

Lorraine is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David E. and Linda Payton Shepherd, 2 grandchildren Tina Shepherd (Allen) and Scott Shepherd, 2 great grandchildren Nathaniel and Nicholas Shepherd, along with a sister-in-law Carolyn Andrews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday August 31, 2021 at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Mark Seevers officiating and interment in Scioto Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8:00 PM on Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to

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August 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

Funeral Service
August 31, 2021

1:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

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