Roberta May Shumate, 82, passed away June 26, 2020, at Asbury Park Nursing Home. She was born June 26, 1938, in Conway Springs, the daughter of Oscar and Francis (Beckwith) Rhamy. Roberta worked for many years as a nurse aide at Kansas Christian Home. She married John Shumate on Dec. 13, 1959, in Wichita. He precedes her in death. Survivors include a son John Allen Shumate of Virginia; two daughters Brenda Siemens and husband Byron of Kingman, Ks.; Wanda Ivy of Wichita, Ks.; A sister Ruby Lewis; and six Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by three sisters Margalee Goodman; Marcela Foltz and Rosella Baker.
A memorial service is scheduled for July 25, 2020 at 10:00am at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jay Hawes officiating. Per current state requirements face masks will be required to attend the memorial service. Memorial donations in Lieu of flowers may be made to Caring Hands Humane Society or Wounded Warrior Project in care of Petersen Funeral Home.