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Willie Shoemaker


STATESVILLE — Mrs. Willie Lee Crouch Shoemaker, 91, died Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2013 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Charlotte.


Born in Iredell County on January 19, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Richard Harmon Crouch and Ella Dayvault Crouch. She was a relationship banker with the former NCNB bank and a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church. At the church, she was a member of the United Methodist Women. She graduated from Cool Springs High School and loved cooking and taking care of her family.


On June 22, 1941 she married Mr. Boyce Turner Shoemaker who died on March 27, 1981. She was also preceeded in death by siblings Tom Crouch, Ruby Knox, Edith Steele, Pauline Mayes and Marie Yates.


Survivors include a son, Keith Shoemaker and his wife, Janet of Clinton; a daughter, Sherry Stone and her husband, Michael of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Brett Keith Shoemaker (Erin), Kimberly Anne Shoemaker, Chris Turner Stone and Shelton Stone Draughon (Dustin); and a great grandson, Caleb Shoemaker.


Services celebrating Mrs. Shoemaker’s life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at the Westmoreland Chapel of Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jennifer Bingham officiating. Private burial will be at Iredell Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.


Condolences may be sent online to the family to www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com.


Memorials may be given in lieu of flowers to Broad Street United Methodist Church, Hospice & Palliative Care Of Charlotte, 7845 Little Ave., Charlotte, N.C. 28226 or to the Alzheimer’s Association 3800 Shamrock Dr. Charlotte, N.C. 28215.


Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

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