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Joyce Shepherd Farris
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Obituary for Joyce Shepherd Farris

Joyce Shepherd Farris passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 in Georgetown, Kentucky. She was born in Perry County, KY on July 2, 1940. Mrs. Farris was the daughter of Blanche and Clinton Shepherd. She is survived by sons Steve and Tim Moss (Kim), daughter Kristie Farris; brothers Bob Shepherd (Eddis), Roger Shepherd (Gloria) and Wetzel Shepherd; sisters Pat Turpin (Don), Linda Spencer (Robert) and Brenda Coots (Joel); granddaughters Channing Meadows (Cody), Brittney Moss, Raegen Moss and Jeanna Moss; grandson Clay Moss; great grandsons Coleson Meadows, Logan Jones and Lincoln Mudd; and great granddaughter Atlee Harper Meadows.

She was proceeded in death by brothers Doug Shepherd and Danny Shepherd; grandson Brayden Moss; husbands Charles Moss and John Farris.

Mrs. Farris was a graduate of Dilce Combs High School and Fugazzi Business School; was an employee at Southern States, Economy Drugs, Electric Parts, Spindletop Research, Scott County Board of Education and Island Creek Coal Company. She was a member of Tates Creek Christian Church, attended Northside Christian Church and attended Gano Baptist Church.

Mrs. Farris was actively involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s many activities. She also enjoyed gardening.

Visitation is at Gano Baptist Church, 212 Bevins Lane, Georgetown, KY. 40324, Friday, 5-8 pm. Funeral is Saturday, 11 am. at Gano Baptist Church with Pastor Tommy Simpson and Rev. Harry Hargis officiating. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery. Pallbearers are Joe Farris, Johnny Feltner, Andrew Jones, David Lykins, Cody Meadows, Clay Moss, Lukas Mudd and Doug Shepherd. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Hailer Abbas, Didier Fleener, Doug Gregory, Dr. Lisa Hall, Johnny Jones, Randy Marshall, Robert Spencer and Don Turpin. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gano Baptist Church

212 Bevins Ln
Georgetown, KY 40324





11:00 AM
Gano Baptist Church

212 Bevins Ln
Georgetown, KY 40324

Cemetery Details


Georgetown Cemetery

710 S. Broadway
Georgetown, KY 40324


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