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July 4, 2014

Evelyn “Tootie” Shuman

66; Charlestown

Funeral services for Evelyn “Tootie” Shuman, 66, Charlestown, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial in Old Salem Cemetery. She died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville.

She was born on Aug. 27, 1947, in Jeffersonville,  to Charles and Mattie Houchens Nash. She was a former housekeeper and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Charlestown.  

Tootie is survived by her husband, Blair Shuman Jr.; daughter; Gina L. Hodge, Charlestown; sons, Eric L. Pryor, Scottsburg, and Brett W. Shuman, Hanford, Ca.; brothers, Barkley Nash, Sarasota, Fla., and Randy and Paul Nash, both of Charlestown; sister, Joan K. Herman, Gilbertsville, Ky.; seven grandchildren;  three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Robert Eugene Nash.

 Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday and after 9 am on Wednesday.

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