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Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 12:00 am

Violet Pearl Shoemaker, 88, of Lodi, died May 30. She was born March 18, 1922, in Imperial, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Mrs. Shoemaker worked her way through beauty school and received her beautician's license when she was 17. She later acquired her barber's license. She worked for Westmoreland's in Hollywood. She owned two beauty parlors. She also had her real estate license. She enjoyed family get-togethers, reading her Bible, the L.A. Dodgers and the Oakland A's, crossword puzzles and the daily newspaper.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Catherine Long, of Livingston; son, James Harry Shoemaker, of Lodi; sisters, Mary Koke and Elizabeth Twetan, both of New York; brother, George Kimberley, of Blunt, S.D.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Vicky Pearl Nelson and Jaycee Harry Shoemaker; sisters, Alice Ravio, Louise Lee, Glyn Kimberley, Gladys Kimberley; and brother, Clarence Kimberley.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 18621 N. Highway 99 Frontage Road, in Acampo.

Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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