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Maria Frances Walker Schumacher, 44 years of age, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Albemarle, NC. She is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Scott Walker, and her step fathers, Charlie Jinks and Bill Tester Jr. She was born August 16, 1973 in Caldwell County; raised a true mountain woman in between western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. Maria moved to Albemarle, North Carolina, in 2009 with her two daughters to start a new life and family with T.J. Schumacher and his two sons. Maria is survived by her husband, T.J. Schumacher; daughters, Cheyenne Byrd and Kelsey Cooper; sons, Joey and Chris Schumacher; grandchildren, Gabriel, Robin and Shia Bryd; brothers, Dennis P. Walker, Frank D. Walker, and Calvin M. Gantt; parents Mary Kathleen Jinks, Dennis and Kathy Walker.
Her light will continue to be a beacon guiding loved ones home.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Schumacher family.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartsellfh.com
Published on August 30, 2017
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