She was born on October 7, 1937, in Elwood, Ind.
She loved working with flowers and bird watching. Above all of these, she will forever be remembered as a loving mother, sister and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Valynda Kim Presley of Cleveland; mother and father, Vernon and Mary (Krull) Shepard; brothers: Dwight Shepard of Atlanta, Ind., Harold Shepard, of Kokomo, Ind. and Gene Shepard of Elwood, Ind.; sisters: Rosetta Lavon Shepard and Carolyn Shepard Coffey, both of Elwood, Ind.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory a son, William T. McClure Jr, of Charleston and Susan Buttrey of Cleveland; grandchildren: B.J. Buttrey of Cleveland and Melissa Presley of Mt. Juliet; sister, Roberta Roe of Tipton, Ind.; brothers: Arnold (Diane) Shepard of Frankton, Ind., Charles (Jean) Shepard, Tom Shepard and David Shepard, all of Elwood; she also leaves behind two special sister-in-laws: Dorothy Shepard of Atlanta, Ind. and Mary Lou Shepard of Kokomo, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the parlor of Companion Funeral & Cremation Service, 2415 Georgetown RD NW, Cleveland, TN 37311.
A graveside service will follow at Calhoun First Baptist Church Cemetery.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Mary or your condolences with her family at her online guest book located at www.companionfunerals.com.