Carol Ann Shoemaker

October 19, 1949 - April 4, 2013

Carol Ann Shoemaker, age 63 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Capital Region Medical Center. Carol was born on October 19, 1949, at her home in Ozark, Mo., a daughter of Harrel Everett and Lois Wanda Imnon Bunch. A lifelong resident of the central Missouri area, Carol was a 1967 graduate of Cassville High School in Cassville, Mo. She later received her Associate's Degree from Moberly Area Community College in Computer Sciences and her Bachelor's Degree from William Woods College in Business Management. She was employed with the State of Missouri for over 20 years in various departments retiring on October 1, 2012. Many of those years with the state were spent with Work Force Development, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Tourism, and Planning and Zoning. She was an active member of First Assembly of God in Jefferson City. She helped with the 50 plus group, drove the church bus, was an active member of the choir and enjoyed coordinating different activities at the church. She also started a group called SAMS (Single Adult Ministries). She enjoyed spending her free time researching family genealogy and volunteering at the Samaritan Center. She was known for her creative nature and the personalized children's books that she would make. Most importantly, she cherished time with her family and grandchildren. Survivors include: two sons, Buddy Day and his fiancÈe Cindy Harmon of Hartsburg, Mo. and Michael Ward and his wife Alicia of Ashland, Mo.; two daughters, Lee Ann Day and her fiancÈ Ray Hagemaster of Jefferson City, Mo. and Angela Ellingsworth and her fiancÈ Steve Barr of Sarasota, Fla.; two sisters, Wanda Turman and her husband Van of Waco, Texas and Kay Dobson and her husband David of Omaha, Ark.; one brother, Everett Bunch and his wife Mary of Mt. Vernon, Mo.; one step-sister, Kathy Ashley and her husband Ken of Bella Vista, Ark.; five grandchildren, Jamie Day, Jerod Day, Canaan Ellingsworth, Caleb Ellingsworth, and Daphne Ellingsworth; six great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Tom Bunch; and one step-brother, Thomas Blankinship. Visitation will be at First Assembly of God from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 8, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 8, 2013, at First Assembly of God with the Reverend Lisa Deutsch officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the Hope Dale Cemetery near Ozark, Mo. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Carol Shoemaker Memorial Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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