She was born Feb. 13, 1943, in Meally, Ky., to James and Lucille (Rusher) Stambaugh. She married Douglas M. Shepherd who passed away in 1996.
She was a homemaker.
Betty is survived by a sister: Yvone McSurley, Kingsbury, Ind.; a brother: James Stambaugh, Kentucky; two grandchildren: Mandy Yeager and Christopher Yates; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Douglas M. Shepherd; a daughter: Beverly Wright; and a son: Timothy Shepherd.
Visitation will be from 3:30 p.. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone. Services will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Dan Cox. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery at a later date.