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 Melvin Hershel Cummings

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Melvin Hershel Cummings

  • Birth 7 Dec 1927 Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Death 11 Mar 1972 Hayti, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 52985423

Services were held at First Christian Church Monday afternoon for Melvin Hershel Cummings, who died suddenly Saturday, March 11, at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital after becoming ill a short time earlier.
The Rev. Bill Griffin and Rev. John Bell officiated and burial was in Maple Cemetery with Dean Funeral Home service.
The son of Hershel and Ora June Eads Cummings, he was born in St. Louis December 7, 1927, and was 44 years old. At the time of his death he was operator of the Valley Farms Dairy business here.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Mary Lee Cummings of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Cummings of the city; four sons, Jimmy H. Cummings of St Louis, Alvin, Melvin and John Paul Cummings of Caruthersville; Three daughters, Mrs. Mary Tinnin of St. Louis, Mrs. Amy Dean of Potosi and Miss Marie Cummings of the home; a sister, Mrs. Dollie Harrison of Caruthersville, and two step-daughters, Peggy and Connie Garner of Caruthersville.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - March 16, 1972

GRANDDAUGHTER: Dawn Machell Tinnon (1969-1970) Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Mo.


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  • Created by: wanda
  • Added: 29 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52985423
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Hershel Cummings (7 Dec 1927–11 Mar 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52985423, citing Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by wanda (contributor 47041557) .