SHUMATE, Ruth Marilyn, 90, passed away December 26, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Victor W. Shumate. She is survived by her sons, V. Brent Shumate of Tampa, Scott E. Shumate of Hendersonville, North Carolina; and daughter, Cathy Shumate Horne of Sylvester, Georgia; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was interred at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Mrs. Shumate was born in Logan, West Virginia and attended Virginia Intermont College. She was a member of Hyde Park United Methodist Church where contributions may be sent to the Sparrow Fund, at 500 West Platt Street, Tampa, FL 33606. The family would like to thank the caring staff of At Home With Friends and LifePath Hospice.