Patricia Ann McManus Umphrey
Patricia "Pat" Ann McManus Umphrey of Cullman, Ala., went to her heavenly home on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at the age of 82. Pat was born on August 9, 1937, to Chester and Bessie French McManus and was a life-long resident of Cullman.
Pat was a devoted wife for 58 years to Ulen Umphrey and mother to three children.
She was a 1956 graduate of West Point High School, member of Crosses Chapel Methodist Church, and long-term resident of Cullman Healthcare and Rehab. During her lifetime, she worked at several places in Cullman, most notably the King Edward cigar plant and Jim Walter Homes (JWH) from where she retired after 30 years of service. During her tenure at JWH, she held several positions including secretary, sales person, and office manager.
She was a caring and loving mother who took great joy in her children and grandchildren and supported them in all their many activities, including serving as Treasurer of the West Point High School Band Boosters for twelve years. She was an avid seamstress and also enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by one son, James (Connie) Umphrey; one daughter, Jolanda (Darryl) Hutson; four grandchildren, Gavin Hutson, Colby Hutson, Ciara (JT) Bringardner, and Sable McFatter; one great-granddaughter, Gidget Bringardner; and a host of beloved nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Calvin Lee Umphrey; sister, Evelyn Galin Linton; and brother, Thurman McManus.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, with burial at Crosses Chapel Cemetery.
Published on January 17, 2020


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Brian Poole / Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce
Jan 21, 2020
I was not privileged to have known your mother. However I am 100% positive that she was a wonderful woman and mother as she raised a sweet, wonderful and caring daughter. Myself, the Chamber staff and the board offer our deepest sympathies to you and your family.
Christina Doré
Jan 21, 2020
Sending my heartfelt sympathy and prayers that the God of all creation will send you comfort, peace, strength and understanding through this difficult time. May your faith see you through the days ahead. Be blest.
Sharon Griffin Fox
Jan 20, 2020
James and Jolanda, I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. I know that she will be missed so much. I truly loved your parents and family. My condolences to you and God’s Grace for you. Love you, Sharon
Rebecca Dean Riddle
Jan 19, 2020
Praying for you and your family.
May God help you and your family during this difficult time. 💜💕
Connie and Robert Farnell
Jan 18, 2020
James and family, We are thinking of you and holding you close in prayer. So sorry for your loss.