Benji Hiram Shumaker

Published 5:00 am Monday, June 6, 2005

Services for Benji Hiram Shumaker of Sontag were 2 p.m.,Saturday, June 4, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in NewZion Cemetery.

Mr. Shumaker, 47, died June 2, 2005, at his residence. He wasborn in Scott County on Feb. 9, 1958, to Norris Edward Shumaker Sr.and Annie Kathleen Blackwell Shumaker.

He was a cross country truck driver. He was a member ofRiverside Baptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Debbie Shumaker, of Sontag; his sons,Benji Hiram Shumaker II and Joseph Matthew Shumaker, both ofSontag; his brothers, Norris Edward Shumaker Jr., of Sardis, RobertLee Shumaker, of Brookhaven, Ricky C. Shumaker, and Bart Shumaker,both of Monticello; his sisters, Laura Gatlin, of Bogue Chitto, andAmy Keen of Brookhaven; and his grandchildren, Malarie KathleenShumaker, and Jerry Lane Ballard, both of Sontag.