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 Hershel Melvin Cummings

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Hershel Melvin Cummings

  • Birth 9 Apr 1907 Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1979 Hayti, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 38978225

Services for Hershel Melvin Cummings, 72, who died July 2nd at the hospital in Hayti, were held July 4th in the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. Don Abbott officiating. Burial was in Maple Cemetery.
He was born April 9th, 1907 in Dyer County, Tenn., the son of the late John Spencer and Dollie Brumley Cummings. He moved to Pemiscot County with his parents when he was six years old.
He married Ora June Eads March 8th, 1926 in Belleville, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Cummings owned and operated a grocery store at Stubtown until he retired in 1975.
Survivors include his wife of Caruthersville; one daughter, Mrs. Dollie Harrison of Caruthersville; two brothers, Odell Cummings of Blytheville, Ark., and Otis Cummings of Caruthersville; two sisters Mrs. Pauline ? and Mrs. Flora Rose, both of St. Louis; 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Ralph Murphy, Harold Stricklin, Robert Ray, Harold Pery, Charles House, and Carl "Jiggs" Dodd.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - July 12, 1979


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In my Father's house are many mansions

Gravesite Details Shares headstone with son Melvin H. Cummings

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  • Created by: wanda
  • Added: 2 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38978225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hershel Melvin Cummings (9 Apr 1907–2 Jul 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38978225, citing Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by wanda (contributor 47041557) .