Emma Louise Shoemaker, age 89, of Gallipolis, died Friday evening June 21, 2013 at Holzer Senior Care Center. Born  December 14, 1923 in Gallia County. She was the daughter of the late Herman and Faye Calhoun Harrison.

In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded by her husband, Darrell Shoemaker, and by 2 brothers, Merrill ‘Jud’ Harrison and Harold ‘ Bud’ Harrison.

Louise retired as a supervisor from the Gallipolis Developmental Center.

She is survived by a son, Ed (Jane Ann) Slagle of Gallipolis; two step sons, David (Melinda) Shoemaker of Tennessee, and Robert Shoemaker of Gallipolis; two grandchildren, Chris (Julie) Slagle and Stacy (Todd) Lawson; two step grandchildren, Jenna Shoemaker and Leah Watson and six great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM. Tuesday June 25, 2013 at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home.  Entombment will follow in the Chapel of Hope at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral Home on Monday from 6-8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Louise’s memory.

An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.

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