BELL CITY - Iris lee Shumaker, 81, died Sept. 16, 2005, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was the only child of George N. and Ina Henderson Oakley, beloved wife of Dale Shumaker of Bell City; dear mother of the late Jeane Dale Anthony; dear mother-in-law of Fred W. Anthony of Derby, Kan.; dear grandmother of Dani and Marc McInthosh of Bel Arie, Kan., and Dale and Heather Anthony of Edmond, Okla.; dear great-grandmother of Lauren Jeane and Grace Lynn Anthony of Edmond and Julianna Morgan and Joseph McIntosh of Bel Arie.
Iris Lee and Dale were grateful to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary in October 2004 at their home.
Iris Lee was born and grew up in Bell City. She was a graduate of Bell city High School and a life long supporter of the school. She was a graduate of The Jewish Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1945. That same year she became a registered nurse.
Iris Lee worked at Missouri Delta Medical Center the year it opened. She then worked in Dr. A. D. Martin's office for 25 years. Later, she set up in-home nursing programs in 18 counties, operated by Area Agency of Aging. She could always be called on to help any one who was ill or needed help. Her greatest delight and joy was received from her grandchildren, their spouses and great-grandchildren. She was very proud of what her daughter and son-
in-law became as well as the grandchildren and their spouses.
Services were conducted at 10 am. today at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. The Rev. Linda Zych officiated.
Burial followed in Morgan Memorial Park at Advance.
may be made to
Stoddard County Children's Home Memorial Tribute Fund
P.O. Box 164
Dexter, Mo. 63841