June 11, 1941 - July 9, 2019
MARSHALLVILLE, GA – Mary Juliet Lindley Rumph, 78, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. A faithful servant of Jesus Christ, the family celebrates her passing and the fulfillment of God’s promises for her as she joins her Lord and Savior and is reunited with those Saints who went before her. Mary was born in Olympia, Washington, to the late Corine Gray Lindley and the late William Ziba Lindley. She grew up in Panama City, Florida, and graduated from Bay County High School where her mother was a long time and beloved Latin teacher. She attended Wesleyan College and graduated with a degree in music in 1963. Mary was a very active and long-time member of Marshallville United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School, played the organ, sang in the choir, and helped lead Vacation Bible School. She was active in her community through many Bible studies, the Marshallville Garden Club, and the American Camellia Society. Mary was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and sister. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband of nearly 48 years, Wilbur C. Rumph, and her sister, Jeanne Gray Lindley Rives of Macon. She is survived by her four sons, Samuel C. Rumph, III (Donna) of Macon, Wilbur C. Rumph, Jr. (Shana) of Perry, Malcolm J. Rumph of Alexandria, VA, and Lewis A. Rumph, III of Marshallville; six grandchildren, Julia Grayson Rumph, Samuel Conrad Rumph, IV, Wilbur Culpepper Rumph, III, Benning Samuel Rumph, Winston Delos Rumph, and Alice Corine Rumph; her brother Malcolm Gray Lindley of Macon; and a number of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Rumph family home in Marshallville, on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 4:00-7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at Marshallville United Methodist Church in Marshallville, on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at 3:00 p.m., graveside to follow behind the church immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested donations to a ministry or charity of interest. Several that Mary and Wilbur supported for years include the Methodist Children’s Home in Macon, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Shriner’s Hospital, Smile Train, and the Wounded Warrior Project. Condolences for the family may be left in the online guestbook at www.watsonhunt.com. Watson-Hunt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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