Donald Gene Bump of Quapaw died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at his home after an illness. He was 77.
Mr. Bump was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Bluejacket to Forest Don and Hazel Glendoris (Wallace) Bump. He lived the Quapaw area most of his life.
He was a World War II veteran of the Army.
He worked as a truck driver for Bama. He was a member of the Christian Church in Quapaw, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Association of Retired Persons.
He was married to Mary Thelma Lovell. She survives, of the home.
Additional survivors include one son and his wife, Gary Lynn and Teresa Bump of Ketchum; two daughters, Connie Patrick of Commerce and Deborah Cochran and husband Fred of Miami; three stepsons and their wives, Donald and Linda Lovell of Baxter Springs, Kan., George Ronald Lovell of Denver, N.C., and John Edward and Roberta Lovell of Quapaw; one brother, Freeman Bump of El Paso, Texas; three sisters, Wanda Wooley of Miami and Wava Mann and Joyce Melizer, both of Tulsa, 21 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami. The Rev. Charles Gibson and the Rev. Freeman Bump will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens, east of Miami.
Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post No. 147 Funeral Detail.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.