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 Lois <I>Washam</I> Dumas

Lois Washam Dumas

Birth
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Nov 2004 (aged 91)
Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 14734245 · View Source
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Lois Dumas, 91, of Arden, NC died Tuesday (November 9, 2004) in a Murphy care facility. A native of Mecklenburg County, NC, Lois had lived in Buncombe County, NC most of her life before moving to Murphy three years ago with her son. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Ava McAulay Washam and the wife of the late Eugene Staton Dumas, who died in Oct. 1988 after 46 years of marriage. Mrs. Dumas and her husband operated The Dumas Grocery for 27 years and she was a charter member of the Long Shoals Baptist Church in Arden, where she served as secretary of the Sunday School for a number of years and was a member of the Women's Missionary Union. She was a member of the Avery's Creek Extension Homemaker's Club. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Frank Reid; and a brother, James Clarence Washam.

Surviving are a son, Charles Dumas and wife, Elaine of Murphy; a sister, Sadie Enloe of Gilkey, NC; a brother, Benjamin F. Reid of Brooklyn, NY; two grandchildren, Charles Dumas Jr. and wife, Gwen of Aberdeen, NC and Julia Carol Moore and husband, Brian of Marble; and three great grandchildren, Rachel and Jacob Moore, and Isabel Dumas


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 25 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14734245
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lois Washam Dumas (1 May 1913–9 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14734245, citing Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .