Albert Ray Shoemaker
(Nov. 13, 2012)
Albert Ray Shoemaker of Sweetwater, passed away on Tuesday,
Nov. 13. He was of the Church of
God faith and a well-known gardener, in the Sweetwater area.
He was 73.
Preceded in death by: his first wife, Carolyn Powell
Shoemaker; parents, Jimmy "JD" and Nettie Shoemaker; brothers, Bennie, Wayne
and J.D. Shoemaker; sister, Janie
Survivors include: wife-Rena Goodman Shoemaker;
Sons and daughters-in-law-Jeff and Penny Shoemaker and David
and Tonya Shoemaker;
Stepdaughters-Tuesday Stallcup and Audrey Meredith, all of
Sisters and brothers-in-law-Francis and Charles Wilkins of
Sweetwater; Carol and Cecil Denton of Madisonville; Linda and Wayne Smathers of
Seymour; Joyce and Truell Brasswell of Georgia;
Brothers and sisters-in-law-Donnie and Patti Shoemaker of
Tellico Plains; Merle and Shirley Shoemaker of Sweetwater; Leroy and Cookie
Shoemaker of Knoxville;
Several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 15, at
Kyker Funeral Homes, Sweetwater, from 5-7 p.m. with the funeral service to
follow in Kyker's Chapel with Rev. Clayton Dunsmore officiating. Interment will be 2 p.m., Friday in the
Sweetwater Memorial Park. Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, in charge of