MARGARET MCNATT BUMPUS 1918 — 2018
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret McNatt Bumpus, 100, of Atwood, are 4 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Atwood Church of Christ with burial to follow in the Pisgah Cemetery in Atwood. Mrs. Bumpus was a very active member of Atwood Church of Christ where she was a Sunday School teacher from Cradle Roll-8th grade and a Bible Bowl coach. She retired as the Principal of Carroll County Special Learning Center in Huntingdon, Tenn. She was involved in Carroll County education for 62 years. Mrs. Margaret was chairman of the Board of Directors for Citizens Bank and Trust in Atwood. She was instrumental in starting the annual Very Special Arts Festival in Carroll County.
For all of her accomplishments and contributions to the community, she was recognized as Carroll Countian of the Year in 1998.
Mrs. Bumpus is survived by her three children, Mae Elizabeth”Wuzzy” (the late Joe) Grooms, Mary Margaret “Tissie” (Paul) Moore, Paul McNatt “Mac” (Jane) Bumpus; five grandchildren, Mae Margaret “Meg” (Chris) Mann, Paul McNatt (Kristie) Moore, Christopher Webb Bumpus, Benjamin Marvin (Amber) Bumpus, and Macee Jane Bumpus; eight great grandchildren, Bo Bratton, Beth (Justin) Scruggs, Blair (Jacob) Ecker, Luke Moore, Natalie Moore, Payne Bumpus, Ryan Leigh Bumpus, and Emory Bumpus; one great great grandchild, Atticus Ecker; and another soon to be great great grandchild, Sam Scruggs. Mrs. Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Mae Murchison McNatt, and her husband Marvin Bumpus.
Memorials may be directed to Atwood Church of Christ or to the Margaret Bumpus Scholarship Fund, West Carroll Alumni Association, PO Box 18, Atwood, TN 38220. +