|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1916|
|Death: ||Apr. 28, 2008|
Mary Bumpus, 92, Normal, formerly of Champaign, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Monday (April 28, 2008) at BroMenn Healthcare, Bloomington.
Mary was born on March 17, 1916, in Humboldt. She was a daughter of Charles Jasper and Leathia Pearl(Cox) Newman. She married William Dean Bumpus on Aug. 31, 1940, in St. Louis, Mo. He passed away on Nov. 26, 1984.
She is survived by one son, Dale Bumpus and his wife Susan of Normal; one sister, Martha Fincher of Baltimore, Md.; two grandsons, Britton and Cole Bumpus of Normal; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; seven brothers, three infants and John, Earl, Robert and Charles Newman; and one infant sister.
Mary was a member of the First Baptist Church of Champaign in Savoy, and she had been very active there. She graduated from Burnham School of Nursing in 1937. She worked as a registered nurse for over fifty years. She retired from Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, in 1982 with more than fifteen years of service. She enjoyed needlework, crocheting, gardening, flowers and camping.
Published in The News-Gazette on 5/1/2008.
Humboldt Township Cemetery
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: May 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26614361
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