Alice Shoemaker

Alice Shoemaker, 94, died March 13, 2014, in McGehee.

She was born February 11, 1920, in the Mount Zion Community to Edward and Fannie Ridgell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Shoemaker; siblings, Willie Estelle, and Nettie Jean Ridgell Simpson; two children, Wallace Ridgell and Roy Cleveland R.C. Edwards; one granddaughter, Linda A. Ridgell.

She is survived by one brother-in-law, A.W. Simpson; one grandson, Reginald Ridgell (Patricia); one granddaughter, Andrea Ridgell; three great grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, great nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Mt. Zion A.M.E Church in Monticello. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery under the arrangements of Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612

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