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Hurshel Lee Shumate

March 30, 1929 May 17, 2010
Hurshel Lee Shumate
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Hurshel Lee Shumate, 81 of Toney, Alabama died on Monday, May 17, 2010, at his residence in Toney, Alabama.Born Saturday, March 30, 1929, he was the son of the late Johnny Shumate and the late Lillian Dean Scott.He was a lifelong resident of North Alabama. He was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church of Morgan City, AL, and attended Mable Hill Baptist Church of Toney, AL. He enjoyed doing anything outdoors, especially yard and garden work. He enjoyed NASCAR races and sitting out under the shade trees. He was also a member of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Dewayne Shumate, and a son: Danny Lee Shumate.Surviving are his wife: Geneva Mae Shumate of Toney, AL, sons: Bobby Dale Shumate of Toney, AL and Donnie James Shumate of Toney, AL, a daughter, Juanita Shumate Neeley of Toney, AL, a sister: Kathryn Shumate Kline of Morgan City, AL, half brothers: Bud, James, Gordon, Lewis, and Lynn Shumate, all of Union Grove, AL, half sisters Carolyn Shumate Sheppard and Brenda Shumate Brown, both of Union Grove, AL, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Mike Clark officiating. Burial will be in Madison Cross Roads Cemetery, Toney, AL. Pallbearers will be Justin Neeley, Joshua Shumate, Lee Shumate, Wesley Parker, P.J. Parker, Bradley Parker, and Dewane Shumate.The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.

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