Vivian (Gribble) Shewmaker

June 15, 1920 ~ August 22, 2019 (age 99)


     Vivian (Gribble) Shewmaker, age 99, of Harrisburg, passed away at 10:00 PM, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Carrier Mills Nursing Home.

     Vivian was born on June 15, 1920, in Rudement, to the late, R.T. and Pearl (Ewell) Gribble.  On March 28, 1939 she married Lowell Shewmaker and he preceded her in death on August 20, 1972.  Vivian was a homemaker and a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church and later in life attended the Harrisburg First General Baptist Church.

     Vivian is survived by a daughter-in-law, Deanna Shewmaker of Harrisburg; four grandchildren, Tracy Kleinfeldt, Terri Absher, Angela Evetts and Shelly Anderson; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

     Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lowell; son, Glendell Shewmaker; son, Bernie Shewmaker; granddaughter, Tammy (Steve) Johnson; sister, Anne Shewmaker; sister, LaVerne Keeling; half brothers, Hubert and Leonard Gribble, and half sister, Marie Stewart.

     Funeral services for Vivian Shewmaker will be held at 1 PM, Monday, August 26, 2019 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev. Arthur Austin, Jr. will officiate and burial will follow in Sunset Lawn Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 11 AM to 1 PM, Monday, August 26, 2019 at Reed  Funeral Chapel.

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August 26, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel

Funeral Service
August 26, 2019

1:00 PM
Reed Funeral Chapel (Harrisburg)

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