Lillie Florence Shoemaker MOUNT VERNON -- Lillie Florence "Tince" Shoemaker, 85, died early Saturday, July 30, 2005, at the Ohio Eastern Star Health Care Center after a brief illness. Born September 12, 1919, in Olive Hill, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Crit and Ella (Stone) Horsley. A Mansfield area homemaker since 1952, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Chapter #236 in Mt. Vernon. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Mary Shoemaker of Mansfield, Boyd and Janet Shoemaker of Bushwood, Maryland; a daughter and son-in-law, Rev. Sonja and Donald Bender of Kilbourne; three grandsons, Todd Bender, Michael Shoemaker, and John Shoemaker; five granddaughters, Alana Bender, Deborah Mayo, Donna Jean Morris, Barbara Shoemaker and Regina Steele; seven great-grandsons, Stephen Mayo, Bryan Mayo, Tyler Morris, James Richie, Myles Shoemaker, Benjamin Shoemaker and Christopher Shoemaker; nine great granddaughters, Katherine Mayo, Marcie Morris, Mindy Morris, Emma Richie, Angela Shoemaker, Alyssa Shoemaker, Brittany Shoemaker, Lauren Steele and Sarah Steele; two great-great grandsons, Braden Shoemaker and Seth Shoemaker; one great-great granddaughter, Kinley Shoemaker; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Her parents, husband, Lonnie Shoemaker, infant son, Donald Lee, two brothers, Ralph and Coy Hubert Horsley, and four sisters, Wilma Burchett, Avaniel Fisher, Lorene Jessee and Gaythiel Logan all preceded her in death. She was loved by all her family and will be greatly missed. Friends may call at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Rev. Phillip McMurrin. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio. Online guest registry at www.wappner.com.
Submitted by: Sherry Lowe