Lily Renee Shumate, infant daughter of Brandon and April Coleman Shumate, Johnson City, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, Lily is survived by a sister, Bella Grace Shumate, of the home; maternal grandparents, Phil and Darlene Coleman, Elizabethton; paternal grandparents, Mary Bell and husband Jimmy, Johnson City, and Clyde Shumate and wife Karen, Johnson City; maternal great-grandparents, Patsy and Pappy Crowe, Johnson City; and paternal great-grandparents, Roger and Nancy Dalton, Hillsville, Va., Gus Cyphers, Princeton, W.Va., and Harold and Linda Shumate, Woodlawn, Va. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
The graveside service for Lily will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Oak Grove Christian Church Cemetery with Dr. Ted Thomas officiating. Friends may call at the residence at anytime. Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Shumate, Ryan Shumate and Josh Morris. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Niswonger Children’s Hospital, 400 N. State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Shumate family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.