Dorothy Shoemaker

October 18, 1929 ~ September 14, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Dorothy J. Shoemaker, 93, of Statesville passed away peacefully Thursday evening, September 14, 2023. Born in Iredell County on October 18, 1929, she was the daughter of Troy Garland Shoemaker and Zilpha Mataka (Maker) Sigmon Shoemaker.

She was proceeded in death by husbands William Moore (Bill) and James Shoemaker; brothers Bryce Shoemaker and Ray Sigmon and sisters Helen Waugh, Lily Honeycutt and Lois (Jean) Shoemaker.

She was a lifelong member of Mount Hermon Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her daughter Sherry M. Combs (Forrest), of Statesville; grandchildren, William Combs (Candy) of Statesville, Tyler Combs (Jennifer) of Statesville; great- grandchildren Tyson Combs, Lauren Combs, Cade Combs, Sadie Jo Combs, Thaddeus Combs and Georgia Combs; brother-in-law Jim Clanton; a niece Gail Templeton.

Also surviving stepchildren, Doug Shoemaker (Jane); Step-grandchildren, Jimmy Shoemaker, and Jeffrey Shoemaker.

A special thanks to Roy Lee and Joyce Little for a lifelong friendship.

Family will visit with friends on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 1:00 at Mount Hermon Lutheran Church. A funeral service will begin at 2:00 at the church with the burial to follow at the church’s cemetery. Mr. Will Dulin will be officiating.

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September 19, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mt. Hermon Lutheran Church
106 Mt. Hermon Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625

Funeral Service
September 19, 2023

2:00 PM
Mt. Hermon Lutheran Church
106 Mt. Hermon Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625

Interment following funeral service
September 19, 2023

Mt. Hermon Lutheran Church Cemetery


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