Avis Linnell Shumaker

Published 9:39 pm Saturday, February 24, 2018

Avis Linnell Shumaker, 95, passed away Feb. 12, 2018, at Lake Prince Woods Retirement Center in Suffolk.

Avis was born and raised in Portsmouth and was an English teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth until her retirement. She will be fondly remembered by her many friends and former students.

At her request, there will be no services or visitation. Memorial donations may be made to the United Church Homes and Services Foundation (UCHS Foundation), 100 Leonard Ave., Newton, N.C. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Suffolk, is serving the family. RWBakerFH.com.

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