Jama Bumbalough

July 11, 1974 ~ June 1, 2023 (age 48) 48 Years Old



     Jama L. Bumbalough, age 48, a resident of Portland, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2023 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. 

     Jama was born on July 11, 1974, in Portland, Indiana, the daughter of Jim and Joyce (Shauver) Gibson.  She graduated from Jay County High School and worked for Crown Pointe in Portland.  Jama attended Fellowship Baptist Church.  She married Larry Bumbalough on June 5, 1998. 

     Survivors include:

Her husband:  Larry Bumbalough, Jr. – Portland, Indiana

            Children:  Larry Bumbalough III – Portland, Indiana

                             Ethan Bumbalough – Portland, Indiana

                             Hannah Marie Bumbalough – Portland, Indiana

            Step-daughter:  Amy Jo Ford (husband Marcus) – Portland, Indiana

            Her mother:  Joyce Bailey (husband Steve) – Portland, Indiana

            Siblings:  Anita Evans – Ft. Recovery, Ohio

                            Sherry Eaton – Muncie, Indiana

                             Jeb Bailey – San Antonio, Texas

            Family friend:  Kiersten Ward – Portland, Indiana

            Her father-in-law and mother-in-law:  Larry Bumbalough, Sr. and Marcella Bumbalough – Portland, Indiana

            3 grandchildren:  Anthony Ford, Elizabeth Ford and Carter Ward

      She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Gibson, and a grandson, Matthew Theurer

      Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2023 at 12 noon at Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Indiana.  Arrangement entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.   

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Graveside Service
June 16, 2023

12:00 PM
Salamonia Cemetery
4100 S. 600 E.
Salamonia, IN 47369


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