2012-01-05 / Obituaries


Gerald Jefferson Shewmake, 59, died Jan. 4, 2012 at Jackson Health Care Facility.
He was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He was a United States Marine Corp. Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. He was a retired supervisor with Power South Electric.
Survivors include three daughters, Shannon M. Shewmake, Grove Hill, Amanda (George) Hutchinson, Rhonda (Wayne) Travis, both of Mobile; one brother, Rev. Warren Shewmake, Grove Hill; two sisters, Carolyn Shewmake, Grove Hill, Sandra Johnson, Thomasville; two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Gray and Loree Shewmake and a sister, Nancy Shewmake.
Visitation will be Jan. 7 at 1:30 p.m. until the 2:30 p.m. service at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial will be in the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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