Josephine Elizabeth Shumaker

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XENIA Josephine Elizabeth Shumaker age 92, passed away Sunday October 20, 2013 in Xenia, Ohio. Josephine was born October 14, 1921 in Highland County, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Ward) Vance. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband: Jesse Lewis Shumaker; son: Kenneth Shumaker; and brothers: Alvie, Carl and Ernest Vance. Josephine is survived by her daughter: Karen Green; son: Keith Shumaker; daughter-in-law: Naomi Shumaker; sisters: Jean Withrow, Doris Green, and Mabel Lewis. Josephine is also survived by her grandchildren: Ronald Shumaker, Angel Smith (Greg), Joey Green (Rachel) and Janell Green; 2 step-grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. Josephine attended Xenia Baptist Temple and AHOP Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and caring for her family.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at McColaugh Funeral Home Inc. 826 N. Detroit St. Xenia, Ohio 45385. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00 until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Cherry Fork Cemetery in Adams County Ohio at 2:00 PM. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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McColaugh Funeral Home
826 North Detroit Street
Xenia, OH 45385
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