|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1919|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1981|
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.
William Chris Cummings (1881 - 1955)
Mamie Pauline Tooks Cummings (1885 - 1954)
Vera Lee Metcalf Cummings (1920 - 1982)*
Polly Ann Cummings McMahan (1940 - 2013)*
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)*
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
North Carolina, USA
Created by: William Wayne Metcalf
Record added: Mar 06, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106266753
In Memory ~ Rest in Peace|
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