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Leona R. (Shephard) Willoughby

September 19, 1939 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 79)

Beaver Dam- Leona R. Willoughby, 79, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, at Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green.  She was born in Ohio County on September 19, 1939, daughter of the late Oscar and Winona Taylor Shephard. 

Leona was a member of Slaty Creek Baptist Church, was a manager at Cowden Manufacturing and KFC, also retired from Long John Silvers , where she was a manager.

She was preceded in death also by her husband Gerald Lee Willoughby and her son Paul Willoughby and her brother Ralph Shephard.

Survivors include her daughter Patricia Seifert (Harry); grandchildren Russell Seifert, Jessica Seifert and Jared Taylor; brother Eddie Shephard (Pat); sister Betty Fulton and sister-in-law Sheryl Shephard.

Services will be 5:00 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Wendell Sandefur officiating.  Burial will follow in Slaty Creek Cemetery in the Prentiss Community of Ohio County.  Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 a.m. until time of service Thursday.

The family request that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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