Nina Mae Bumgarner


November 9, 2017

Nina Mae Bumgarner, 87, of Brevard, passed away on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.

A native of Transylvania County, she was the daughter of the late Carl Eugene and Maudie Galloway Searcy. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Radford Hayes Bumgarner, and her brother, Harold Eugene Searcy.

Her survivors include her son, Gerald Bumgarner, of Mountain Home, N.C .; daughter, Sheila Gilstrap, and husband, Bobby, of Sunset, S.C .; grandchildren, Kyle Bumgarner and wife, Sarah, Heather Henson and Erica Rader; great-grandchildren, Cameron Hayes Bumgarner, Anthony Lewis, Carla Lewis, Zoe Rader and Trey Rader; and great-great-grandson, Keegan Lewis; sisters, Margie Smith, of Ohio, Dot Duncan, of Asheville, Trudy Crenshaw, of South Carolina and Martha Savage, of Tennessee.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is caring for the family.


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