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Doris (Cheser) Shewmaker

February 25, 1926 ~ November 19, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Doris Cheser Shewmaker, age 94, of Walnut Street, Springfield, KY passed away at 9:16 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2020 at her home.

A native of Washington County, she was born on February 25, 1926 to the late Erastus and Bettie Lawrence Cheser.

She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church where she served as a longtime Sunday School teacher. A 1943 graduate of Willisburg High School, a 1946 graduate of Campbellsville College and a graduate of Nazareth College. Mrs. Shewmaker taught school in the Washington County Public School System for forty-three and a half years. She was a member of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Maurice Bland Shewmaker on August 24, 2002; her daughter, Betty Welsh on March 12, 2005 and a grandson, Sam Scearce on November 11, 2016.

Survivors include her son, Dallas Shewmaker (Helen Hilts) of Phoenix, Arizona; a grandson, Ben Scearce and his wife, Kathy of Arlington, Texas and three great grandchildren, Kelsey Scearce, Jacob Scearce and Henry Scearce.

Funeral services will be private with Rev. Aaron Sherrell and Rev. Tobe

Yankey, officiating.

Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery at Willisburg.

Serving as pallbearers will be Charlie Goatley, Bobby Sutton, Mike Jones, John Carney, Jerry Abel, Donald Bonzo and Frank Abell.

There will be no visitation.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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