Emma Evelyn Shumake

Emma Evelyn Shumake, 99, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 at Shirkey Leisure Acres in Richmond.

Emma was born April 3, 1908 in Custer, Okla. to Edd and Myrtle (Hogan) Boyer. Her family came to Missouri when Emma was five and settled in Ray County. In 1949 she married James W. Shumake.

Survivors include: nephews and nieces, Don Boyer, Benny Boyer, Myrna Wallace and Laundra Anderson.

Her husband, James; parents; three brothers, William F. Gentry, A. L. Boyer, and Loy E. Boyer preceded her in death.

Memorials may be made to the Evergreen Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday, Aug. 20, 2007 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer. Graveside services will b e held Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Pitts Funeral Home.

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