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Mary Barbara Zumbro

November 19, 1923 — January 20, 2022

Mary Barbara Zumbro passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Oakwood in Lewisburg, TN at the age of 98.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, beginning at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh and Hamilton Funeral Home in Lewisburg, TN with Dr. Tom Dumser officiating. Burial will follow at Lone Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Barbara was born November 19, 1923, in Portland, TN to the late Charles E. and Louise Bunch Kerley. She graduated from Blue Mountain College and earned her master’s degree from MTSU. Her teaching career began with homebound teaching and in 1st grade at Hardison School. She became principal at Hardison School and later Marshall Elementary. Barbara was a member of the First Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters, Mary Evelyn Zumbro Hopper of Lewisburg, Vicky Zumbro Dalton of Lewisburg and Stephanie (Charlie) Zumbro Blinn of New Brighton, MN.; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Stephens Zumbro; daughter, Virginia Grace Zumbro; sisters, Helen Virginia Kerley and Charles Evelyn Miller.

Family suggests masks to be worn.

In lieu of flowers make donation to First Baptist Church, Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund To:Cheryl Keny 570 Joyce Avenue Lewisburg, TN 37091 or charity of your choice.

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home & Crematory

755 Yell Road, Lewisburg, TN 37091

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