Virgie Ruby Shumaker Fulk, 89, of Fulks Run, Virginia, passed away Feb. 15, 2023, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 31, 1933, in Mathias and was a daughter to the late Homer and Lena Dellinger Barb.
Mrs. Fulk was a quality assurance technician at Wampler Foods and attended Mt. Carmel United Brethren in Christ Church in Fulks Run, Virginia.
Her grandchildren were the apple of her eye. She was always on the go and enjoyed playing bingo at the New Market Fire Department and the Eagles.
On Nov. 7, 1964, she married Billy Eugene Fulk, Sr. who preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 2015.
Surviving are her two sons, Douglas Shumaker and wife, Sharon, and Billy E. Fulk, Jr. and wife, Viola, all of Fulks Run, Virginia; a daughter, Cindy Steele of Fulks Run, Virginia; five children whom she helped raise; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; two sisters, Mary Shumaker of Baker and Edna Wilkins of Harrisonburg, Virginia; a brother, Amos Barb of Fulks Run, Virginia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by nine siblings.
A memorial service was held at Mt. Carmel U.B.C. in Fulks Run, Virginia, with Pastors Scott Budde and Rich Reed officiating.
Memorial contributions to help with funeral expenses may be sent to Grandle Funeral Home, PO Box 114, Broadway, VA 22815.
Online contributions may be sent to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.
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