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Oma Shepherd Risner


Oma Shepherd Risner age 89 of Lexington, Kentucky wife of Paul Risner passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Saint Joseph Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Born August 1, 1928 in Magoffin County KY she was a daughter of the late Willie and Sallie Wallen Shepherd. Survivors include her daughters: Carolyn Legg of Sidney, Ohio, Sheliah R. McClanahan of Charolette, North Carolina, and Lisa Risner of Lexington, Ky. Two sisters: Alma Holliday of Lexington, Ky and Alene Allen of Salyersville, Ky., along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Aside from her parents Oma is preceded in death by one son: Kirby Risner, four brothers: Ralph Shepherd, Tommy Shepherd, Earl Shepherd, and Bill shepherd, along with four sisters: Daisy Holliday, Virginia Holliday, Thelma Vanderpool, and Flora Sue Rudd. Services were held at 1:00 PM Monday September 25, 2017 from the Magoffin County Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Darrell Back officiating. Burial followed in the Risner Cemetery at Royalton, Ky.  Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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