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THE TILLER AND TOILER, 10 October 1929
Death of Daniel Hale Shumate

Daniel Hale Shumate died Monday at the home of this brother-in-law, M. D. Brown, of Larned, as a result of a heart affection from which he had been suffering for several years. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at two o’clock at Bethel church, conducted by Rev. C. J. Spiers, of Great Bend, and burial was in the Larned cemetery.

Mr. Shumate had been a resident of Pawnee county for about twenty years, and had engaged in farming northwest of Larned. He was sixty-eight years old.
Daniel Hale Shumate was born in Livingston county, Mo., April 23, 1861. He was married to Martha Olive Brown December 27, 1894. Three children were born to this union – Mrs. Ralph Scott, of Garfield; Mrs. Silvey Scott, of Larned, and Robert Shumate of Rush Center.

Mr. Shumate moved to Kansas in 1909, settling northwest of Larned, where he had lived ever since, engaged in farming. He joined the Baptist church early in life, and was an active member of the organization at the time of his death.

He is survived by the following sisters and brothers: Ed Shumate, of Minneola, Ks.; Henry S. Shumate, of Livingston county, Mo.; Bird Shumate, of Livingston county, Mo.; Mrs. W. J. Wilson, of Livingston county, Mo.; Mrs. George Merritt, of Gallatin, Mo.; Mrs. James Sterling, of Bolivar, Mo.

The death of Mr. Shumate is mourned by a wide circle of friends and relatives who knew him for his many splendid qualities.

Transcribed and Contributed by Richard Schwartzkopf

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