Katherine Victoria Jumper
Katherine Victoria Jumper
  • May 6, 1931 - February 25, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Katherine Victoria Jumper, 85, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Born in Columbia, she was the youngest and last surviving child of the late Henry Francis Jumper, Sr. and the former Katherine Christine Bultman. She was predeceased by her sister, Mary Jumper Lane; brothers, Lucius, Henry, Jr., Fred, and John; and brother-in-law, Pete Lane. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and many loving friends.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Barry University and her Master’s in Education from Catholic University of America, Katherine joined the Catholic Adrian Dominican order, located in Adrian, Michigan. She taught in Parochial School systems in Michigan, Florida, and Virginia, before returning to Columbia in the 1970’s. She authored several children’s educational books and served a short period as Principal of St. Joseph Catholic School. Her most treasured experience in her later career life was her association with Creative Sewing Center, which allowed her to expand on her creative talents in the sewing and crafting arena with her treasured coworkers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3600 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205; or to the charity of one’s choice.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A Mass to honor her memory and the repose of her soul will be at a later time at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.