Bessie Jane Shumaker

Bessie Jane Shumaker

PICKERINGTON: Bessie Jane Shumaker daughter of George and Bessie (Mount) Fletcher was going to be 96 on October 9, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday October 6, 2012. Our loving mother, grandmother was a wonderful Christian mother.

Bessie was an active member of 5th Ave. Church of Christ. She had many friends at church and Olivedale. Bessie enjoyed cooking for her family. Bessie will be dearly missed by her family.

Bessie was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Loy P. Shumaker; son, Donald S. Shumaker; parents; brothers, Russel Fletcher, William Fletcher, and George Fletcher.

Bessie is survived by her loving children, Richard (Margaret) Shumaker, and Linda (James) Champ; grandchildren, Craig (Dusty) Shumaker, Bryan (Kathryn) Skeens, David (Kristen) Skeens, Sonya (Darren) Crow, Charlotte (Erick) Hollyfield, Luann Smith, Dana Benner; many great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00AM Thursday October 11, 2012 at the SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Brad Seevers and Pastor David Tingler officiating. Interment will be in Floral Hills Memory Garden. Visitation will be on Wednesday October 10 from 2-4 and 6-8pm and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the 5th Ave Church of Christ or FairHoPe Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Funeral Home

Sheridan Funeral Home - Lancaster
222 South Columbus Street Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 653-4633

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette from Oct. 7 to Oct. 10, 2012