JoAnn Shoemaker, 89, passed away September 2, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, following a short illness.
Born in Robbins, July 4, 1930, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Shoemaker; parents, George W. Sr., and Audrey Goad Boles; brothers, George W. Boles, Jr., and John C. Boles; in-laws: Pharo and Mabel Shoemaker, Vida (Russell) Walker, Thelma Shoemaker, Roy Branim, Charles Shoemaker, Harold (Vonnell) Shoemaker, Donna Bowling, and Ted Crabtree.
She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church-Robbins, having been the oldest member. In addition, she served as church clerk, Sunday School teacher, and organist for more than half a century.
She is survived by her son, Alan (Velta) Shoemaker; grandsons, Ethan Shoemaker and Jeremy Shoemaker; great-grandchildren: Hunter, Shiloh, Shayla, Kennedy, and Caden; brother, William H. (Betty) Boles, Sr.; in-laws: Sue Boles, Shirley Boles, Reba Branim, Doris Shoemaker, Ruth (Esau, Jr.) Burchfield, Margaret Crabtree, Patty Lynch, Wayne (Janet) Shoemaker, and Marty (Brenda) Shoemaker; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was conducted September 4, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home-Oneida with Bro. Mike Smithers officiating. Music was provided by First Baptist Church choir. Graveside service was conducted September 5, at Hawn Shoemaker Family Cemetery.
Arrangements by Four Oaks Funeral Home-Oneida.