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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Alona Lee (Blankenship) Shepperd

1946 - 2021

Buchanan

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Mrs. Alona Lee Blankenship Shepperd of Buchanan passed away Friday, April 16, 2021, in a local healthcare facility.  She was born September 30, 1946, in Roanoke, VA , to the late Lorenzo and Margie Smith Blankenship.  In addition to her parents, Alona is preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Shepperd and a son, Gary Wayne Shepperd

Alona worked for more than 30 years at Jim Cash Pharmacy, now Buchanan Drugs.  She loved arranging flowers, baking and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter, Rachel. Alona was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Rockmart.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Noel Shepperd of Buchanan; granddaughter, Rachel Shepperd of Buchanan; two sisters, Sandra Beckner of Salem. VA, and Deloris Feather of Roanoke, VA; and two brothers, Russell Blankenship of Bremen, and Michael Blankenship of Cobin, VA.

Graveside services for Mrs. Alona Shepperd will be conducted at 2:00 PM. Monday, April 19, 2021, at Mt. Zion East Baptist Church Cemetery in Buchanan with Brother Melton Moss officiating.  

Hutcheson's Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan is honored to serve the Shepperd family.

 

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Mike Funaro

April 19, 2021 11:42 AM

Our sincere condolences to Ricky, Noel, Rachel and the entire Blankenship/Shepperd families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Patsy farmer

April 19, 2021 12:16 AM
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Ricky and family so sorry for your loss prayers going up for peace and comfort durring this time in lifeΒ 

Russell Blankenship

April 18, 2021 5:54 PM

To my beloved sister.
Russell Blankenship
Russell Blankenship

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Sandra Beckner

April 17, 2021 10:06 PM

May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
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Punk & Dee Dee

April 17, 2021 7:44 PM

Alona will remain in our hearts forever
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