Shirley Lois Shoemaker

Shirley Lois Shoemaker
April 26, 1936 – February 25, 2017
BOWIE – Shirley Lois Shoemaker, 80, passed away Feb. 25 in Bowie, TX.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. March 1 at The White Family Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. March 2 at the First Baptist Church of Bellevue with graveside service to follow at 2 p.m. at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Weatherford.
Shirley was born April 26, 1936 in Satin, TX to Albert and Lois (Westbrook) Mullinax. She graduated from Cameron High School in 1954. Shirley married Billy Bartlett on Oct. 15, 1955 in Cameron, TX and together they raised their family in Rockdale.
In 1966 they moved to Weatherford where she started her career with J.C. Penney that moved her to Fort Collins, CO and later to Juno, AK. Shirley worked as an administrative assistant for Fort Collins Independent School District.
In 1984, she retired back to Weatherford where she met Loyd Shoemaker and they married in 2003 in Bowie. She was a member of the Northside Baptist Church in Weatherford and then the First Baptist Church of Bellevue.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Lois Mullinax; husbands, Billy J. Bartlett and Loyd Shoemaker; brother, Alvin Mullinax; and sisters, Evelyn Needham and Ruth Martin.
Shirley is survived by her children, Keith Bartlett of Mesa, AZ, Karen Bartlett, Bowie, and Stacey Bartlett Heywood and husband Tim, Wellington, CO; grandchildren, Brandi Wolfe and husband Nick, Safford, AZ, Dean Hall, Bowie, Nathan Carstens and wife Megan, Greeley, CO, Aimee Bartlett, Azle, Shanna Troncoso and husband Andrew, Fort Collins, CO, and David Beecher and wife Noel, Bremertonm, WA; great grandchildren, Madison Wolfe, Maya Troncoso and Leon Troncoso; sisters, Doris Buchanan, Fort Worth, and Peggy Jackson and husband Chuck, Coeur d’alene, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Foundation of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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