MAYSVILLE - William Francis ╥Bill╙ Cummings, 71, died on Sunday, August 7, 2011.
Born in Moultrie, he was the son of the late A.D. and Martha Yeoman Cummings. Mr. Cummings was a retired Deputy Warden from the Jackson County Correctional Institute. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of the Center Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Cummings was preceded in death by his sister, Laverne Chambers; and brother, Nat Cummings.
Survivors include his wife, Gail Cummings, celebrating 47 years of marriage as of Aug. 8, 2011, Maysville; daughter and husband, Denise and Bobby Lock, Oakwood; son and wife, Billy and Suzanne Cummings, Jefferson; son and wife, Denson and Priscilla Cummings, Maysville; daughter and husband, Kristy and Matt Bailey, Alaska; brothers, Bob Cummings, Newnan, David Cummings, Danny Perkins and Kenneth Perkins, all of Griffin; grandchildren, Jennifer and Johnathan Tibbedeaux, Justin Fowler, Bobby Lock Jr., Steven Lock, Andrew Lock, Brenan and Adam Ledbetter, Timothy Duke, Ashley Bray, Anthony Cummings, Haylea Cummings, Joseph Cummings, Kaitlyn Bailey and Lindsey Bailey; great-grandchildren, Emma Fowler, Addy and Mattux Ledbetter, Kyerstin Bray, the entire Ritchie Family and canine companion, “Little Boy.”
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, at 2 p.m. in the Center Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Gaines officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Bill Cummings Memorial Fund, c/o Mt. Valley Bank, P.O. Box 757, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.