August 30, 1942 - November 21, 2015
Constance Lynn Shumate age 73 of East Ridge died early Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Saint Thomas West Medical Center in Nashville. She was born in Richmond, VA on August 30, 1942 the daughter of the late George and June (Clevenger) Stapleton. She was also preceded in death by her infant son Timmy Shumate and her brother Scott Stapleton. Connie was a graduate of the Lord Botetourt High School in Troutville, VA. She was a long time resident of East Ridge and had been employed by Bi-Lo/Food City for the past 30 years. She loved gardening, flowers, talking, family, coffee and Alabama football and was of the Presbyterian faith. She is survived by her four children, Todd (Virginia) Shumate of Orlando, FL, Shannon (Dan) Perkins of Chattanooga, Tammy (Vince) Martinez of Spring City and Tony Shumate of Chattanooga, her brother, Jon (Margie) Stapleton of Clifton Forge, VA, two sisters, Karen Posten of Lexington, VA and Kathy ((John) Turner of Buckhannon, WV, her sister-in-law, Kathy Stapleton of Covington, VA and six grandchildren, Jacqueline (Alex Rivera) Martinez, Victoria (fiancée Andy Vanderwall) Martinez, Mark Shumate, Sammy Shumate, Kyle Perkins and Trayson Martinez. Funeral services for Connie will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 1:00pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Fields officiating. Connie had tremendous love for her grandchild who had autism. If friends wish to express their sympathy, contributions may be made to the Chattanooga Autism Center in honor of Connie Shumate. Donations can be made online at www.chattanoogaautismcenter.org. or mailed to 1400 McCallie Avenue, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN 37404. Please share your memories of Connie on her online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com. The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, TN.
Constance Lynn Shumate age 73 of East Ridge died early Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Saint Thomas West Medical Center in Nashville. She was born in Richmond, VA on August 30, 1942 the daughter of the late George and June (Clevenger) Stapleton.... View Obituary & Service Information
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