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Sharon Lee Shoemaker

Sharon Lee (Riley) Shoemaker, 74, of Minford passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth. Born March 20, 1944 in Newark, OH, a daughter of the late James Harry “Sarge” Riley and Elizabeth Arlene (Stephens) Riley, she was a graduate of Licking Valley High School Class of 1962, attended Bliss Business College, worked at Minford Post Office, and was a loving homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Shoemaker; three sons, Dale (Jody) Shoemaker of Loveland, James Shoemaker of Minford, Adam Shoemaker of Medina; a daughter, Lee Ann Shoemaker of Batavia; four grandchildren, Emma Shoemaker, Nicholas Shoemaker, Eli Shoemaker, Pamela Shoemaker; a sister, Judy Riley of Heath, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Dave Riley; a sister, Jane Riley, and a nephew, Justin Mowrey.

Funeral services will be conducted will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Jason Coriell and Jon Partlow officiating. Burial will be at Bennett Cemetery in Minford. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and one hour prior to the service on Sunday. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice in Sharon’s name. Online condolences may be sent to

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