Patricia Metts Schumpert, 82, of Newberry, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.
Born on February 26, 1929, in Prosperity, she was a daughter of the late R. Jeff and Katie Taylor Metts. Mrs. Schumpert was a lifelong member of Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church where she was a former Sunday School teacher.
She is survived by a son, Metts Schumpert of Newberry; a daughter, Harriet (Kenneth) Waites of Newberry; grandsons, Casey (Robin) Waites, Jeff (Mandy) Waites and Jason (Becky) Schumpert; great-grandchildren, Hayes Waites, Abbie Schumpert, Chandler Waites and Ashlyn Waites; caregiver, Margaret Hill. Mrs. Schumpert was predeceased on December 3, 2010, by her husband of 62 years, Ralph McDuffie Schumpert. She was also predeceased by a daughter, Connie Schumpert, great-grandsons, Joe and Peyton Waites and all of her siblings, Catherine Metts, Evelyn Dawkins and Glenn Metts.
Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2011, at Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church by the Rev. Floyd Sides. The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Waites, 2715 Collinswood Drive, Newberry and will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bachman Chapel Lutheran Church, 3074 Bachman Chapel Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.
The family has not selected any pallbearers but considers all in attendance as honored guest.
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