Wilma Dumey

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

ALTON, Ill. -- Wilma Adele Dumey, 85, of Alton, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005.

She was born Jan, 23, 1920, at Nowata, Okla., daughter of William Jennings Bryan and Anna Miller Taylor. She and Fred J. Dumey were married in 1940 in Sikeston, Mo. He died in February 1980.

Survivors include six daughters, Judy Kelly, Jane Farag, Betty Schobernd, Maria Pace, Michelle Conner and Cheri Platt; five sons, Joe, Bob, Steve, Dennis and Phil Dumey; a brother, William Jennings Bryan Taylor Jr.; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

There will be no visitation.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Burial will be private.