Mary Veronica “Vera” Shewmaker, 92, of Kingsland passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at her residence.
Born August 10, 1925 in Londonderry, North Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Maryann Madden. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hartford Leon Shewmaker.
Ms. “Vera” came to America following WWII. She had been a resident of Camden County since 1987 and was a devout Catholic. She was know for her quick wit having an answer for everything. She was a people person, never meeting a stranger and loved Georgia. Ms. Vera was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved her little “”Westi, “Paddy”.
Survivors include her sons, James Shewmaker (Sharon) of Jacksonville, FL, and Barry Shewmaker (Denise) of Oak View, CA; daughter, Kathleen Wood (Shawn) of Chapin, SC; 6 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services, the reciting of the Rosary and visitation will be held Friday, March 30th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys with Fr. Stephen Gergel presiding. A graveside service will follow at 1:00 pm at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.