Shirley Ann “Pearl” Shoemake, 78, of Petal, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Carterville Baptist Church followed by burial in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Mrs. Shoemake was a member of Carterville Baptist Church. She was a Registered Nurse, spending her whole career with Methodist Hospital then Wesley Medical Center. She dedicated her life to her children and grandchildren. She was completely selfless, full of life, and never hesitated to do anything in the world for her family. She did not have the ability to see the bad in anyone and she shined the light of Jesus.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Shoemake; and her parents, Gerald and Marie King.
She is survived by one daughter, Shannon (David) Reynolds of Petal; one son, Craig Shoemake of Florida; five grandchildren, Lindsay (Cade) Brown of McComb, Halley (Cody) Robertson of Petal, Alexis (Russell) Thompson of Petal, Ashley Reynolds of Petal, and Nathan Reynolds of Petal; one great granddaughter, Madelyn Monroe Brown; one sister, Jean (Ronald) Updegreff of Petal; two brothers, Randy (Donna) King and Rev. Gerald King, both of Petal; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Petal.