November 23, 1935 - July 29, 2018
Elizabeth Minerva Shearer, 82, of Pilot Point, TX, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Pilot Point, TX. She was born November 23, 1935 in Denton County, TX to Medford Marcus and Belle (Branum) Whisenant. Elizabeth met Lowell Thomas Shearer in the cotton field. She was nineteen and he was twenty-three when they married on July 9, 1955 in Pilot Point, TX. She was a great basketball player in high school and the Favorite Athlete in the yearbook. Elizabeth worked at Piggly Wiggly, Span, Russel Newman, and was the Food Service Director for Good Samaritan. She was a long-time member of Mustang Baptist Church and also ran the Pilot Point summer program for kids for several years. Elizabeth was active for over 50 years in the Eastern Star earning her a 50 year member pin. She loved fishing and frequently traveled with Lowell to Roaring River, MO to fish for trout. They traveled a lot together. Elizabeth went back to school while the kids were in school to get her dietian degree. Elizabeth is survived by her husband, Lowell of Pilot Point, TX; son, Ricky and Kathy Shearer of Pilot Point, TX; two daughters, Jackie Allen and husband Rick of Valley View, TX and Marian Shearer of Denton, TX; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and sister, Evelyn Hoffman of Bedford, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, Medford and Belle; four brothers, JR, Bobby, Ferrell, and Buddy Whisenant; and two sisters, Virginia Nelson and Mollie Sowards. Visitation will be held 6:30PM-8:00PM, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Slay Memorial Chapel in Pilot Point, TX. A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Mustang Baptist Church in Pilot Point, TX with G. A. Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Belew Cemetery in Aubrey, TX. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
Elizabeth Minerva Shearer, 82, of Pilot Point, TX, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Pilot Point, TX. She was born November 23, 1935 in Denton County, TX to Medford Marcus and Belle (Branum) Whisenant. Elizabeth met Lowell Thomas Shearer... View Obituary & Service Information
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