Verla Jump, 93, of Taylorville, passed away on December 28, 2013 at 10:38 a.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on February 17, 1920 in Blacksnake, KY; the daughter of Nathaniel and Bessie (Ellis) Ealy. She married Henry E. Jump on January 18, 1936 in Kentucky; he preceded her in passing in1982. She was a retired homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church in Taylorville. She enjoyed cooking, quilting and spending time with family and friends. She always had a smile and a kind word for everyone,

She is survived by her sons, Wendell (Barbara) Jump of Columbia, TN, Ron (Kathy) Jump of Rochester, IL and Steve (Lisa) Jump of Howell, MI; daughters, Betty (JD) Bowman of Taylorville, IL, Brenda (Wayne) Sumner of Pontiac, MI, Karen Weddle of Wallace, NC and Debra (Broudis) Wolfenbarger of Wallace, NC; grandchildren, Melanie Groves, David Jump, Kristy DeBrun, Suellen Buttram, Norman Sumner, Pam Lyman, Ryan Jump, Melissa Williams, Trisha Jump, Kris Jump, Whitley Jump, Jeffery Weddle, Jennifer Weddle, Cory Jump, Brock Jump, Blake Jump, Brandy Wolfenbarger and Broudis Ray Wolfenbarger; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.She was preceded in passing by her parents and husband, Henry;sons, Edwin and Frank Jump; daughter, Helen Hall; sisters, Elva Jump and Adeline Miracle and brother, Carter Ealy

Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Graveside services will be held at Cumberland Memorial Chapel in Lily, KY at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2014 with Pastor Wendell Jump officiating. Burial will be at Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Lily, KY.

Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 900 Northern Ave., Taylorville, IL 62568


Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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