Shirley M. Bumpass

Staff Writer
Herald Democrat
Herald Democrat

Shirley M. Bumpass, of Hendrix, Oklahoma, passed from this life on June 6, 2020 at the age of 70. She was born on July 19, 1949 in Denison, Texas, to Leslie Franklin and Ruby Jewell (Jones) Clark.

Shirley came to Hendrix from Daingerfield, Texas, 18 years ago. She was a Navy spouse and moved many times with her husband over the years during his time in the military. She enjoyed shopping but mostly her life revolved around her family whom she loved very much.

She married Dempsey Bumpass on Feb. 26, 1968 in Denison, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie Franklin and Ruby Jewell (Jones) Clark; sons Brian Bumpass, Chris Bumpass; and brothers Tom Clark and George H. Clark.

Survivors include her husband Dempsey Bumpass; daughter Amanda Mashaw of Hendrix; granddaughter Makayla Mashaw of Hendrix; grandson Nick Bumpass of Mississippi; great-grandson Parker Bumpass of Blue, Oklahaoma; sisters Joyce Watson of Howe, Texas, Bobbie Gordon of Cartwright, Oklahoma; brothers Mark Clark of Denison, John Clark of Melissa, Texas; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family.

A family visitation will be held at the Monterey Chapel on June 11, 2020 from 5-7 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 12, 2020 at the Monterey Chapel, 224 S. 9th, Durant, with Bro. Rodney Sprayberry officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gordon Funeral Home, 221 N. 3rd, Durant; 580-916-9090,