Juanita (Shepherd) Prater

September 10, 1932 ~ December 30, 2018 (age 86)

Juanita Shepherd Prater, age 86 of Hueysville, KY , widow of Paul Prater, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 at her residence. She was born September 10, 1932 in Floyd County,  a daughter of the late Press and Lula Shepherd Shepherd. She was a member of the Brushy Fork Baptist Church.


She is survived by three sons: Paul Douglas (Taunda) Prater, Dwane (Doris) Prater and Darrell (Betty) Prater, all of Hueysville, KY, two daughters; Sandra Wallen and Dalphina (Alan) Conley, two brothers; Denver (Ann) Shepherd and Eugene (Evelene) Shepherd, both of Hueysville, KY, one sister; Maxine Crager, Hueysville, KY, nine grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Robbie, Mitchell and Ishamel Shepherd, six sisters; Myrtle Shepherd, Ranie Sparkman, Barbara Vanderpool, Betty Prater, Thelma Sue Hicks and Shelby Jean Conley, one grandchild and son-in-law; Paul Wallen.


Funeral service for Mrs. Prater will be conducted on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Ollie Watts officiating. Burial will follow in the Press Shepherd Cemetery, Hueysville, KY. Visitation is after 6:00 PM on Monday and all day Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Martin, KY.

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