Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

January 11, 2013

Charlene M. Shumaker


— Charlene M. Shumaker of Plainfield died Friday. She was 87.

Born May 16, 1925, in Bloomington, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Barlow) McClain.

Mrs. Shumaker earned a bachelor of science degree from Purdue University and a masters degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a homemaker and a librarian at the Cleveland Public Library.

Survivors include a son, Craig Shumaker; grandchildren Adam, Allison, and Brad Shumaker; and a great-grandchild, Anna Vera Lageras.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Richard B. (Dick) Shumaker; a brother, Joseph Warner McClain; and a twin sister, Geraldine McClain.

Services are 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home in Plainfield. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.

Calling is for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the Shumaker family at www.hamptongentry.com.