Funeral services for Mrs. Aline Shoemake Whitaker, 87,
of Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday,
July 25, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Curry’s Chapel
Cemetery in the Nameless community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 12 Noon – 8
P.M., and Saturday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Whitaker passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born July 27, 1921, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Benton and Tennie May Goolsby Shoemake Flatt. On
August 6, 1943, she was married to the late Paul Whitaker,
who passed away April 4, 1996. She was the owner of
Whitaker’s Slaughter House, and a member of the Center
Grove Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: Milbern Shoemake; and 2 Sisters:
Jewell Dean Brown and JoAnn Profitt.
Survivors include 1 Sister: Margurite Sadler of McMinnville,
TN; and 1 Sister-in-law: Marie Shoemake of Gainesboro, TN.
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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