Oklahoma: Brenda Kay Lambeth booked on DUI manslaughter charge for killing Ross Shoemaker

Her party went on the road and killed Ross Shoemaker

BROKEN ARROW, OKLA.  10/20/2015 — Brenda Kay Lambeth has been charged with killing Ross Shoemaker when driving impaired on May 20, 2015.

Ross Shoemaker was driving a 2012 Ford Focus, and was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash in the 2500 block of South Aspen Avenue just before 9 p.m., police said.

A warrant for Lambeth’s arrest was issued by Tulsa County Special Judge Martha Rupp Carter.

The driver of a 2002 Cadillac Escalade, Lambeth, was conscious and able to communicate with officers before being taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, police said, according to the Tulsa World.

Brenda Lambeth DUI manslaughter charge in Tulsa Oklahoma 102015

Brenda Lambeth DUI manslaughter charge in Tulsa Oklahoma 102015

Identification Physical Description

Name: LAMBETH, BRENDA KAY Gender: F  Race: W
D.O.B.: 11/6/1954 Height: 505”  Weight: 138
DLM: 1238142 Hair:   Eyes:
12724 S 200TH E AV
Release Information

Release Date Release Time Release Reason
10/18/2015 5:12 PM 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)

Arrest Information

Arrest Date Arrest Time Arrested By Booking Date Booking Time Assigned Cell
10/18/2015 3:50 PM TCSO / CHENOWETH 10/18/2015 4:24 PM


Description Case # Court Date Bond Type Bond Amt Disposition
MANSLAUGHTER 1ST DEGREE CF15-5367 10/26/2015 Surety Bond $50,000.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
DUI 1ST OFFENSE CF15-5367 10/26/2015 Surety Bond $1,000.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
CHANGE LANES UNSAFELY CF15-5367 10/26/2015 Surety Bond $100.00 112 – Bond (Surety/Cash)
Ross Shoemaker killed by DUI driver Kay Lambeth on May 20 2015 Broken Arrow OK

Ross Shoemaker killed by DUI driver Brenda Kay Lambeth on May 20 2015 Broken Arrow OK

Obituary for Ross Shoemaker

Ross Arthur Shoemaker, passed from this life Wednesday evening, May 20, 2015, at the age of 60 years, nine months and four days following injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. Ross was born August 16, 1954 in Marlow, Oklahoma.  He was the son of Arthur Ross and Peggy Sue (Lawson) Shoemaker.  Ross grew up in Hominy, Oklahoma and later graduated with the Class of 1973 from Hominy High School.

Ross furthered his education at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa, before transferring to Oklahoma State University.  During his time at OSU, Ross was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity and majored in Media Arts. 

Following the completion of his education Ross worked in Oklahoma City, Austin, Texas and several other places in the music industry.  He was highly thought of by his peers and was known to be one of the friendliest men around. 

In the early 1990’s Ross returned to Hominy and later moved to Tulsa in 2001.  Ross worked for Coca Cola for a short time as well as for Tulsa Medical Laboratory as a courier for many years.  He was currently employed as a treatment tech at 12&12 Treatment Center. Ross truly loved music, and he sought out many local festivals to attend, often with his daughter, Sadie. 

Ross was also an OSU Cowboy at heart and loved rooting them on during athletic events. Survivors are his daughter Sadie Michelle Shoemaker of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; father Arthur Shoemaker of Hominy, Oklahoma; sister Kathy and her husband John Beltz of Houston, Texas; two nephews Matthew and his wife Melissa Beltz of Houston; Phillip Beltz of Houston, Texas; two great nieces Madison and Morgan Beltz as well as numerous other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his mother Peggy, and his paternal and maternal grandparents. 

Church Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church Broken Arrow with Pastor Larry Varvel officiating.  Burial will be at 2:30 pm in the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery in Hominy, Oklahoma. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sadie Shoemaker Contribution Fund at www.gofundme.com/v8xm44. 

Chapman-Black Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.  Friends may share a memory with the family at www.chapman-black.com.