Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Pippin Shoemake, 79,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
July 14, 2011, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral  Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in  the  Young  Cemetery  in
the Center Grove community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., Wednesday from 11 A.M. – 8 P.M., and on Thursday from 9
A.M. until time of services.

She passed
away on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at  her daughter’s
home in Michigan.
   
She   was   born  July  16, 1931,  in  Detroit,  MI,  to  the  late
Luther Pippin  and  Carrie Pippin.  On  December  29,  1946,
she was married to the late  
Milbern  Shoemake,  who passed
away April 25, 2002. She was a homemaker, and  a  member of
the  Center  Grove  Church  of  Christ.  She  also  attended  the
Union Hill Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded
in  death  by  
2  Brothers: Willie Lane and James Lane;  and  2
Infant Sisters
.

Survivors include
1 Son and Daughter-in-Law:  David  and
Teresa Shoemake of Gainesboro, TN;
3 Daughters and Sons-
in-Law:
Merlene and Vincent Coletti   and   Brenda and Gerard
LaVigne, all of Sterling Heights, MI; and Cathy and Bruce Howell
of Gainesboro, TN;
Special Nephew and Niece:  Eddie  Lane
of Gainesboro, TN, and Donna Lane Etheridge  of  Red  Boiling
Springs, TN;  
1  Half-Sister:  Marion  Birdwell   of   Bloomington
Springs, TN;
8 Grandchildren; and 18 Great Grandchildren.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. John Mabery  will  officiate  at
the services.
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