Bridget Loree Shewmake McLean

Published 2:16 pm Friday, November 4, 2022

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Bridget Loree Shewmake McLean, age 47 passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 29, 2022 in Demopolis, AL. She was born April 29, 1975 in Thomasville Alabama to Warren and Mildred Shewmake.

She is survived by her son, Turner McLean, who was her greatest joy. Her father, Warren Shewmake and mother, Mildred Shewmake of Fulton, AL. Bridget is survived by four siblings, Teresa Shewmake Gibson (Rick), Melissa Shewmake Brady (John), James Shewmake (Liz), and Jeff Shewmake (Nikki). She was the aunt/great aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She was a graduate of Meridian High School in 1993 and a graduate of The University of Alabama in1997 where she earned a Music degree. She was a former employee at Whitfield Regional Hospital as an Activity director/Music Therapist. She was a proud member of First Baptist Church Demopolis where she served as their Preschool and Children’s Ministry Director. She was active with The Canebrake Players.

Bridget loved all things Alabama, ROLL TIDE! She was a talented musician, playing many instruments and a vocalist. She enjoyed teaching her music students. You could often see her on stage doing plays. First with the Arts Council of Thomasville and more recently with The Canebrake Players in Demopolis.

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Thank you to everyone who has prayed, loved, supported, cared for our beloved Bridget during this journey.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 31, 2022 at First Baptist Church Demopolis, at 11:00 am with Rev. Carl Williams, Rev. Ty Parten, and Dr. Chris Kynard officiating. Graveside followed at Walker Springs Cemetery in Jackson, AL.

Active pallbearers were Rick Gibson, Stewart Waldrop, Mike Randal, Arthur Evans, Rick Wilson, and Fred Roemen

An account has been set up for her son, Turner and donations can be dropped off at First Baptist Church in Demopolis, AL or at Thomasville Baptist Church in Thomasville, AL.

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Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.