William Shoemaker , 61, of Kentwood, La., died July 14, 2009, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La. Visitation will be 5 to 9 tonight at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home in Tylertown. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Oral Cemetery in Walthall County.
He was born July 18, 1947, in Tylertown to U.J. and Odell Popwell Shoemaker . He worked offshore.
Mr. Shoemaker was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Cathy Bickham, Jane Smith and Nell Hall.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Marie Jarrell Shoemaker of Kentwood; three sons, William Lawayne Shoemaker of Tylertown, and Albert and George Shoemaker , both of Kentwood; two daughters, Kristy Shoemaker of Natchez and Megan Shoemaker of Kentwood; grandchildren, Aden, Braden and Hannah Marie Shoemaker , Zoey Lynn Revere, Vincent Felix Revere Jr. and Jaxon Owen Jones; two brothers, Albert and Wayne Shoemaker ; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Albert Shoemaker , George Shoemaker , Tommy Bickham, Dustin Jones, Matt Shoemaker and Wayne Shoemaker . Honorary pallbearer will be Jason Bickham.
---McComb Enterprise-Journal, July 16, 2009.