graveside funeral service for Helen Mozell “Mozie” Shumate, 79, of Brookesmith, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Cox Cemetery in McCullough County. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 at the Heartland Funeral Home in Early.

She passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in Brownwood.

She was born on July 4, 1939 to Frank Hill and Myrtle Gandy Hill. She married Jesse Shumate in Brownwood on Sept. 17, 1955.

Survivors include her children, Gwenda Nell Brush, Jackie Kay Hunt and husband George, and Roy Ky Shumate and wife Tonia; sisters, Lavern Burns and husband PT, and Frankie Cloud; brother, Burt Hill and wife Linda; 11 grandchildren, James Kevin Shumate and wife Amanda, Shana Lynn Gilbreath, Brandon Dee Gilbreath, Kadie Danielle Stovall, Tessa Jo Newton, Maggie Lee Newton, Jessi Lynn Newton, Chaylie Marie Rios and husband D.J., Kylynn Cherie Shumate, Tana Kay Smith, Cagan Ryan Smith and Meghan; and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse Shumate; daughters, Lynda Gail Stephens and Jana Beth Shumate; brother, Kenneth Hill; and great-grandson McCall Shumate.