Mount Vernon News
  • Emogene Bumpus

  • August 31, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Emogene E. Bumpus, 82, of Granville Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at her home.

She was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Mount Vernon to the late Emory and Ethel (Compton) Wright. Emogene had attended the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene.

She is survived by three sons, John (Martha) Bumpus of Centerburg, Robert (Karen) Bumpus of Centerburg and Thomas (Karen) Bumpus of Brandon; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elizabeth Parnell of Mount Vernon and Evelyn Gantt of Centerburg; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John “Jack” Bumpus; and a sister, Elaine Walker.

Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Brandon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 870 Michigan Ave., Columbus, OH 43215.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Emogene E. Bumpus.

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