Shumate Aug 21, 1913 - Dec 30, 2012 PAULS VALLEY Anna Lee Moore Shumate, of Pauls Valley, was born August 21, 1913, in Lindsay, Oklahoma, to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore. She passed away on December 30, 2012, at the age of 99 years. Anna Lee attended Lindsay public school; Lindsay High School; and attended Oklahoma College for Women Chickasha, where she received a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She taught four years in the second grade at Jefferson Elementary in Pauls Valley. She attended the First Baptist Church of Pauls Valley, where she had also taught in the second grade class since 1946. She was married to Joseph Davenport Shumate in Lindsay, Oklahoma, on May 4, 1941. On June 10, 1943, their daughter, Joanna Margaret, was born, later to be followed by their son, Joseph K. Shumate, on July 2, 1950. Many of Anna Lee's civic organizations include: president of the A.A.U.W, president of the American Legion Aux., president of the P.T.A, regent of the DAR, president of the Mothers Study Club, Hospital Auxillary and the Grand Dams Bridge Club. Surviving family includes her daughter, Joanna Margaret and Chauncey D. Klingensmith, of Pauls Valley; daughter-in-law, Lisa Kay Goodwin Shumate, of Pauls Valley; sister-in-law, Margaret Brew, of Norman; grandchildren, Erin Margaret Klingensmith-Duffy & husband Dennis, Leslie Anna Klingensmith-Taylor & husband Ed, and Chauncey Dale Klingensmith, III & wife Julie; five great-grandchildren: Maggie, Embree and Beatrice Duffy; and Samuel and Greer Taylor; and several nieces and nephews. The family extends their special appreciation for the care given to Mrs. Shumate to Rosa Brumley, Peggy Howard, Debbie Craddock, Alisha Riddle, Jody Digby and Bruce Ford. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Harry K. Moore, Jr. and his wife Maurice; and her son, Joseph K. "Jay" Shumate. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Pauls Valley. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 1, 2013