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Gladys Margaret Bumgarner Shumaker
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Obituary for Gladys Margaret Bumgarner Shumaker

Mrs. Gladys Margaret Bumgarner Shumaker, age 100 of Wilkesboro, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at Wilkesboro Baptist Church with Dr. Chris Hefner officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Home Baptist Church Cemetery in Millers Creek. The family will receive friends from 1:45 until 2:45 pm prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Shumaker was born August 24, 1917 in Wilkes County to John Alonzo Bumgarner and Cilla Creola Watts Bumgarner. She was the owner of Shumakers Exxon. Gladys was a member of Wilkesboro Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Hue Shumaker, four brothers; Ted Bumgarner, Jim Bumgarner, Rex Bumgarner and Rale Bumgarner and a sister in law; Ruth Bumgarner.

She is survived by a daughter; Pat Faw Smithey of Wilkesboro, a son; James Kenneth Shumaker and wife Jean of Virginia, five grandchildren; Gregory Faw and wife Cynthia, Stephanie Osborne, Leslie Pierce, Laura Krone and husband Durk, Susan McGinn and husband Mark, ten great grandchildren, Ben Pierce, Kaitlyn Pierce, Elizabeth Faw-Anderson and husband Lucas, Emily Faw, Taylor Krone and wife, Tessa, Connor Krone, Madison Krone, Landon Krone, Caroline McGinn, and Jack McGinn; one brother; Bob G. Bumgarner and wife Betty of Wilkesboro and a nephew; Jeff Bumgarner.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wilkesboro Baptist Church PO Box 61 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Wilkesboro Baptist Church

300 West Main Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697





3:00 PM
Wilkesboro Baptist Church

300 West Main Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Cemetery Details


Pleasant Home Bapt. Ch. Cemetery

735 Pleasant Home Ch. Rd.
Millers Creek, NC 28651


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