Carrie Beatrice (Bea) Shumaker, 101

Published 5:55 pm Tuesday, May 22, 2012

DILLWYN, May 22 – Carrie Beatrice (Bea) Shumaker, 101, of Dillwyn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2012. She was born October 22, 1910 in Buckingham County and had lived there her entire life.

She is survived by her life-long friend and sister-in-law, Docia (Dot) Toney Shumaker of Farmville; niece, Ethel Jeanette Shumaker Smith of Cary, NC; two nephews, Michael (Mike) Rhea of Richmond and Cecil (C.C.) Shumaker of Woodbridge. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carrie Elizabeth (Lizzie) Garrett Shumaker, father, Benjamin Franklin (Frank) Shumaker and husband, Garnett Gray Shumaker.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, with interment in the Dillwyn Town Cemetery.

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The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 32, Dillwyn, VA 23936.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is serving the family.