Mrs. Zola Bumpus Dies Last Night; Rites Tomorrow
Mrs. Zola Bumpus, of 508 south 19th street, died at 11 O'clock last
night at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient
for the past ten days. She was 72 years, ten months and 16 days of age.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 3:30 p. m. at Myers Chapel.
The Rev. Gerald Gulley and the Rev. Otho Williams will officiate and
burial will be in Bethel Memorial cemetery. The body will lie in state
at Myers Chapel, where friends may call at any time.
Mrs. Bumpus was born September 19, 1885 in Spring Garden, the daughter
of Silas and Edna (Thurman) Leonard. She was married to Alonzo Bumpus,
who preceded her in death in 1950. Mrs. Bumpus was a member of the Wesley
Methodist church She is survived by her mother. Edna McCollum of West Frankfort;
one daughter, Mrs. Russel Quinn of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Mrs. Jewel Harrel
of West Frankfort; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Source: The Mt Vernon Register News
Date: Wednesday, August 6, 1958
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman