The Daily Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8, 1912
Seminary, Miss., Jan. 8 - Micial Shoemake died yesterday after a short illness. He was born in Alabama seventy-eight years ago, and came to Wayne County when a boy. From there he moved to Covington County, where he had since resided. His wife died twelve years ago. He leaves eight children - Mack, Fred, S. A., James, John, Jacob, and Mrs. B. I. Leggett, of this place, and Mrs. J. J. Kelly, of Collins. He was buried at Liberty graveyard to-day. Rev. I. L. Stone officiated. He was a member of the Baptist Church.