Estelle Nowell Shoemake

Estelle Nowell Shoemake, 82, of Laurel died Monday, May 14, 2018 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. wednesday at Memory Chapel.  Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery in Jones County. Rev. Eddie Bryant will officiate.

Estelle retired from Ellisville State School as a pharmacy tech. She was a member of Tucker’s Crossing Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Talmadge P. “Sonny” Shoemake and her parents, Sherman and Lilly Nowell; two brothers, Rod Nowell and Cecil Nowell; and sister Ann Miller.

Estelle is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Darrell and Jenny Shoemake of Heidelberg; daughter Julie Shoemake of Laurel; two grandsons, Chris (Brittney) Shoemake of Ellisville and Corey Shoemake of Petal; granddaughter Casey (Michael) Gray of Laurel; two great-granddaughters, Brenna Grace and Mindy Shoemake of Ellisville.

She is also survived by three step-grandchildren, James Barnes, Shani Barnes and Scott (Melissa) Barnes; five step-great-grandchildren; brother Lavon Nowell of Laurel; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Josh Nowell, Michael Gray, Albert Ingle, Squeak Shoemake and Steven Shoemake. Honorary pallbearer will be Randy Lee.

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