Brenda Carol Shewmaker

April 10, 1942 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 79)


Brenda Carol Shewmaker, 79, of Boston passed away Thursday April 29, 2021 in Louisville.  She was born April 10, 1942, in Boston, worked several years for South Central Bell, and was a member of Youngers Creek Baptist Church. She was dearly loved by her family and friends and had a great sense of humor.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles C. and Ethel Pauline Barnes; her husband Clellon “Kelly” Shewmaker; brothers James Owen, Charles, and Eddie; and two granddaughters both named Lisa.

She is survived by her son, Kelly Shewmaker and stepchildren, Gary Shewmaker, and Linda McNally; siblings, Elaine (Mike) Girard, Joe (Rachel) Barnes, Edie (Dave) Richardson, Martha (Roger) Bennett, David (Cookie) Barnes, Cathy Fox, Steve (Marie) Barnes, and Mike (Cathy) Barnes; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held 12 pm Saturday May 1, 2021 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Willisburg Cemetery.  Rev. Ron Lewis will officiate.  Visitation will be 10 am – 12 pm Saturday May 1 at Barlow Funeral Home.

Memorial donations can be made to Hosparus of Louisville or Youngers Creek Baptist Church.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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