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Lillie Mae Shockey

April 13, 1913 - February 27, 2007

Viewing will be 1:00-5:00 pm Sunday at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Monday at the First Baptist Church in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.

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Lillie Mae Shockey, 93, of Sweet Home, died at Twin Oaks Care Center in Sweet Home. She was born in Lexington, Oklahoma to James Obed and Belle (Crapper) Holsonbake.

While living near Lexington, she met Louis H. Shockey. They were married in Purcel, Oklahoma. They had four sons. They later moved to Bakersfield, California, then to Sweet Home in 1947.

In the 1950’s she went to work as a receptionist at Langmack Hospital, then later worked as a receptionist for Dr. Baier until he retired.

Lillie became a Christian in the early 1950’s when she joined the First Baptist Church in Sweet Home.

Her hobbies included sewing, canning, baking, and cooking big meals for family get togethers. You never had the best apple dumpling until you ate one of hers.

Mrs. Shockey is survived by her sons: Bob and his wife, Maxine, of Sweet Home, Nigel and his wife, Pauline, of Mitchel, Bill of Thailand, and Dwain; 23 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Shockey was preceded by her husband, Louis J. Shockey, on August 23, 2003 and by six brothers and sisters.

Viewing will be 1:00-5:00 pm Sunday at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Monday at the First Baptist Church in Sweet Home. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.