JoAnn Shephard Scott, 66, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana and formerly of Madison, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at her home in Floyds Knobs.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1956, in Madison, to James E. and Georgia A. Rogers Shephard. She was raised in Madison and graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in 1974. She attended Indiana University Southeast later in life. She was raised in the First Christian Church of Hanover, Indiana, where she had served as pianist. She later was a member of the Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs where she also served as pianist. She married Ronnie Harold Scott on Sept. 17, 1988, in Hanover. She began her work career at the Madison Jefferson County Public Library and then worked for The Madison Courier in proof reading and graphic composition for nearly 15 years. She and her husband moved to Lexington, Indiana, and later to Jeffersonville, Indiana. She had last worked for Discount Labels in graphic design for 28 years and had resided in Floyds Knobs for the past 25 years. She enjoyed playing the dulcimer and participated in the Corydon Dulcimer Society. She was an IU fan, played cards and Scrabble and loved her Yorkie dog.
Survivors include a brother, James “Bud” Shephard of Middletown, Ohio; a sister, Irene Cozad of Elberta, Alabama; and an aunt, two nephews, a niece, her great nephews and great nieces and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 32 years on July 28, 2020; and a brother, Tom Shephard, in 2019.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Salem Cemetery near Cross Plains, Indiana. Visitation is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Scottsville Christian Church in Floyds Knobs and 1 p.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society, Scottsville Christian Church or the Salem Cemetery Association through the funeral home or at the church. Online condolences and memorials, www.morgan-nay.com.