Carol Leigh Shumaker, of Louisville, Ky., went to Heaven Oct. 10, 2013.
She was born Oct. 7, 1954, the beautiful daughter of Robert Franklin Shumaker and Marguerite Helen Montgomery. She was born in Kansas City, Mo. and attended high school in Richmond.
Among her varied careers she worked as a caregiver for our senior citizens. In her spare time she donated her time and resources to caring for Louisville’s many abandoned and homeless animals.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her loving partner of 11 years, Mark Brown and her brother, Christopher Wells, Seattle, Wash.. She is also survived by her aunt, Shirley Anne Montgomery; her cousins, Sherri Layman; James and John Bloss and their families.
A celebration of her life was held at her home in Louisville, Ky. Friday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m., followed by the interment of her ashes at the same location.
In lieu of flowers, condolences may be made to the Animal Care Society.