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Ruth E. Shumate

December 30, 1927 — May 16, 2020

ATHENS – Ruth E Shumate, 92, of Athens, died Saturday morning, May 16, 2020 at The Lindley Inn.

Born December 30, 1927 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Leonard and Martha Morris Bowling.

She is survived by three daughters, Ellen (Jim Smith) Shumate, Nancy J Shumate, Karen L Barnhart; two grandsons, Derek (Cindy) Barnhart, Jason Barnhart; and two great grandchildren, Breah and Griffin Barnhart.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Shumate; six brothers and four sisters.

Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Oak Hill Cemetery, Oak Hill, Ohio. Arrangements are by Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home where friends and family may sign the online guestbook at our website

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