Nina L. Chumbley, 75, of Oakland City, Indiana formerly of Springfield, Illinois passed away on Monday, April 2, 2007 at her home in Oakland City, Indiana.


She was a member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Oakland City. She worked as a rehab and vocational counselor and also taught adult and children literacy. Ms. Chumbley was an accomplished violinist & seamstress. A voracious reader, she volunteered endless hours at the Oakland City Public Library and belonged to the O.C. Reading Club. She belonged to the Women’s Research Club, Friends of the O.C. Library and the O.C. Philharmonic. 

She was born
June 29, 1931 in Battle Creek, Iowa to Otis L. & Mildred (Wilson) Chumbley, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her 2 sisters, Phyllis Tucker and Mary Johnson. 

Nina is survived by her 5 children and their spouses, Joan & Dan Mason of Rochester, IL, William L. Shurig of Evansville, IN, Jayne Thompson of Springfield, IL, Brent & Annette Shurig of Oakland City, IN, Mary Jean and Wayne Ivy of Patoka, IN; 3 grandchildren, Mark & Ben Thompson of Springfield, IL. and Crystal Shurig of Evansville, IN; brother, Orlan Chumbley of Tampa, FL; sister, Anna O’Bryan of Pinellas Park, FL; cousin, Shirley Dougan of Oakland City and several nieces and nephews. 

There will be a memorial service at
2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2007 at the Good Shephard United Methodist Church in Oakland City