Clarence Shoemaker

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, May 1, 2013

ATMORE – Clarence Shoemaker Jr., 48, of Atmore entered into eternal rest on Tuesday at Atmore Community Hospital.



He was a native of Vredenburgh (Monroe Co.) and resident of Atmore for most of his life. He was a member of Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center where he was a member of the Men’s Dept. and the Sunday School. He attended Escambia County High School and had attended the E. L. White Seminary. He worked as a laborer for Swift Lumber Co., a concrete finisher with United Forming Co. and was a yard technician.

His sister, Anita Shoemaker; grandparents, Eddie and Claudia Shoemaker; grandfather, Jimmy Tolbert and great grandparents, Vander and Susie Williams preceded him in death.

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Mr. Shoemaker will live on in the memories of his loving and devoted wife, LaTangie Pearson- Shoemaker of Atmore; his parents, Clarence and Mary Shoemaker Sr. of Atmore; his grandmother, Ella Bell Tolbert of Atmore; four daughters, Taquila (Leon) Davis of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Tyneisha (Adam) Wilmot of Pensacola, Fla., Shieta (Kelvin) Cooper and LaKita Finklea, both of Atmore; one step-daughter, Joleecia Pearson of Handover, Pa.; four sons, Clarence Dawsey of Pensacola, Jeff (Jessica) Dawsey of  Savannah, Ga., Courtland Finklea of Atmore and Jeremy Shoemaker of Brewton; three brothers, Roscoe (Debra) Shoemaker, Leonard Shoemaker and Banyell (Tasha) Shoemaker all of Atmore and 18 grandchildren.

Celebration of Life services were held on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at one hour prior to high noon at the Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center, Peachtree Street, Atmore with Pastor Darryl North officiating. Inhumation was held in the Stallworth Cemetery with Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC. directing.