2018-07-21 / Obituaries

Flossie Walker Bumpass

Mrs. Flossie Walker Bumpass, age 87, of 1889 Dirgie Mine Road, departed this life Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Person Memorial Hospital - Extended Care Unit. She was a native of Person County and a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Anthony and Roberta Walker, she is preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Bumpass, Sr.; brothers, Reginald, Quinnie, James and Melvin Walker; and sisters, Mary Nelson, Temple Jeffers, Pearl Thornton, Margania Britt, Marilyn Harris and Edith McCullough.

She is survived by four children, Elizer Brooks (James) of Roxboro, Shirley “Diane” Davis (Ray) of Raleigh, Brenda Little (Tony) of Greensboro and Wiley Bumpass, Jr. (Priscilla) of Leasburg; two sisters, Maude Jeffers of Roxboro and Katie Brooks of Baltimore, Maryland; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other additional loved ones and friends.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 1851 Cedar Grove Church Road, Roxboro, NC with the Rev. Marvin Jones, Sr., pastor, presiding and the Rev. Dwight Wilkerson providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at her home on Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Flossie Walker Bumpass.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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