James Markes Shewmaker
Funeral services for James Markes Shewmaker, 85 of Mabank will be held at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home with Danny Weems officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery with Jason Everett, Will Merriman, Charles Tyre, Chris Tyre, Josh Shewmaker and Dustin Shewmaker serving as pallbearers.
Mr. Shewmaker passed away on November 21, 2021 at his home in Mabank, Texas. He was born in Kaufman, Texas on March 12, 1936, the son of Markes Hamilton Shewmaker and Dollie Mae (McKnight) Shewmaker. He married Hellen (Baxley) Shewmaker on September 26, 1958 in Kaufman, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Mary Ruth Tyre, Ima Jean Stoneburger and Juanita Lewis, his grandsons Christopher Allen Shewmaker and Richard Gene Hutchins, and his granddaughter Geneva Annette Gorum.
James is survived by his wife Hellen Shewmaker of Mabank, Texas; son James Ray Shewmaker and wife Hazel Kathleen of Eustace, Texas; daughter Cynthia Louise Shewmaker of Mabank, Texas; daughter Teresa Lynn Shewmaker-Hutchins of Mabank, Texas; daughter Amanda Lynn Shewmaker-Everett and husband Jason of Mabank, Texas, brother Michael Joe Shewmaker and wife Ethel of Mabank, Texas; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.