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1010 S. White Street
P.O. Box 99
ATHENS, TN 37371-0099
Phone: 423-745-3013
Fax: 423-745-7733
Mary Schumpert

Mary Elizabeth Schumpert (Risher)

Sunday, November 21st, 1926 - Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Mary Elizabeth Risher Schumpert, 93, of Ten Mile, died Friday morning, December 27, 2019 at Dominion Assisted Living.
She was a native of Springfield, South Carolina and longtime resident of Meigs County and was a daughter of the late Eldon Daniel and Geraldine Porter Risher.
She was also preceded in death by her husband C.O. Schumpert, a daughter Teresa Coleman, granddaughter Natalie Coleman, great-granddaughter LaShea Anderson, and sisters, Ann Tisdale and Connie Steed.
She was a member of Ten Mile United Methodist Church where she was a member of United Methodist Women and FCA.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Frances and Carey Bishop of Ten Mile, Deborah Schumpert of Tellico Village, Rosie and Bobby Maddron of Charleston; son-in-law, Darrell Coleman of Knoxville; ten grandchildren, twelve great-granchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Don Risher of Chester,VA.
A memorial service will be conducted, 3:00 pm, Sunday, December 29th at Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Brown officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00-3:00 pm Sunday prior to the service. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorials be made to Holston Children's Home, 404 Holston Drive, Greeneville, TN 37743.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Smith Funeral & Cremation Service of Athens
    1010 S. White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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  • Service

    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, December 29th, 2019 3:00pm
    Smith Funeral Home
    1010 South White Street
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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    Memorial Service.
  • Interment

    McMinn Memory Gardens
    Old Etowah Road
    ATHENS, TN 37303
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    Private at a later date.


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Dr. John McKenzie

Posted at 08:44am
Dear Frances,
So sorry to hear about your Mother. She was a wonderful Lady. Gone is the body but what wonderful memories.

Darla French Hilliard

Posted at 08:27am
Mrs. Schumpert was such a nice person. Many fond memories of her. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Bob & Georgia Lamb

Posted at 06:51am
We were so very sorry to hear this news, please know you are in our thoughts. Bob & Georgia

Danny Carter

Posted at 10:21pm
We loved her and will miss her, just sorry we didn't get to sing for her we going to try after the new year.She just moved to her new home and someday soon we can go there too and see her again. We are singing twice Sunday and won't be able to be there but will have your family in our prayers. All of you mean a lot to us. Love you guys Danny & Patsy Carter

Gail Adams

Posted at 07:14pm
Frances, Carey, & all family members, we are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers & thoughts. Ten Mile neighbors, Reva Shultz & Gail Adams

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