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Eddie Linton "Lit" Cummings, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1919
Sandersville
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1981
Oteen
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

Eddie Linton "Lit" Cummings, 62, of 34 Vermont Avenue, West Asheville, North Carolina, died Thursday, September 17, 1981 in the Asheville VA Medical Center after a short illness.

A native of Sandersville, Georgia, Eddie Linton "Lit" Cummings (1919-1981) was the son of William Chris Cummings (1881-1955) & Mamie Pauline Tooks Cummings (1885-1954). He was the husband of Vera Lee Metcalf Cummings (1920-1982). He was the father of three children - Polly Ann Cummings McMahan (1940-2013) & Eddie Linton Cummings Jr. (1942-????) & William Richard Cummings Sr. (1949-????). He had been a resident of Asheville area for 45 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War Two and a member of Hyatt VFW Post 891. He retired from Eli Whitt Company.

He was also survived by two bothers, Clinton Cummings of Toomsboro, Georgia and W.S. Cummings of Milledgeville, Georgia; three sisters, Stella Robinson and Pauline Miller of Sandersville, Georgia and Margaret Prosser of Wrens, Georgia; two half sisters, Wynelle Davis of Tennille, Georgia and Hattie Wilson of Lakeland, Florida; a half brother, Clement Ivey of Lakeland, Florida; and five grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 1981 at Grace Baptist Church of which he was a member. The Rev. C.R. Pierce Jr. officiated. Penland & Sons Funeral Home of Asheville handled arrangements. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Chris Cummings (1881 - 1955)
  Mamie Pauline Tooks Cummings (1885 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Vera Lee Metcalf Cummings (1920 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  Polly Ann Cummings McMahan (1940 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Veta Ivey Johnson (1906 - 1979)*
  Paul Revere Cummings (1907 - 1961)*
  Mary Wynell Cummings Davis (1911 - 2000)**
  Exa Cummings Prosser (1911 - 1944)**
  Carrie May Cummings (1915 - 1931)**
  Will S. Cummings (1917 - 1988)*
  Eddie Linton Cummings (1919 - 1981)
  Stella Cummings Robinson (1921 - 2001)*
  Margaret Cummings Prosser (1926 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Candler
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: William Wayne Metcalf
Record added: Mar 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106266753
Eddie Linton Lit Cummings, Sr
Added by: William Wayne Metcalf
 
Eddie Linton Lit Cummings, Sr
Added by: William Wayne Metcalf
 
Eddie Linton Lit Cummings, Sr
Added by: William Wayne Metcalf
 
 
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In Memory ~ Rest in Peace
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 Added: Sep. 27, 2014
Eddie Linton "Lit" Cummings was an Army World War Two Veteran.
- William Wayne Metcalf
 Added: Sep. 15, 2014

- Robert C. Peurifoy
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
 
 
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