Letha “Earline” Cummings (4-16-19) service 4-17-19

Letha Earline Parrish Cummings born Jan. 6, 1932, departed this life Tuesday, April 16, at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 10 days. The daughter of Luther Pope and Mamie Elizabeth Terry Parrish who preceded her in death.
She was united in marriage, Oct. 11, 1952, to Charles “Coonie” William Cummings who also preceded her in death after 27 years of marriage.
She is survived by two daughters, June Franks of Savannah, Beth Jackson and husband Billy of Counce, who Moma Earl considered her son; nine grandchildren, Chad Franks of Los Angeles, California,  Casey and Chase Franks, both of Savannah, Joseph, Earla, Clifford “Spud”, Caden, Mackenzie and Heath Jackson, all of Counce; 10 great-grandchildren, Payton and Paige Jackson, Alydia and River Meter, all of Counce, Cameron, Camilla, Casen, Clash, Creed and Caisley Franks, all of Savannah; one brother, Terry Parrish of Savannah; one sister, Elizabeth Parrish of Savannah; two special nephews who she considered like her own,  Billy “Clip” Parrish of Washington Court House, Ohio and Robert Adams of Savannah; and a host of other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Pickens and Beadie Adams; and two brothers J.W. and Billy Parrish.
Mrs. Cummings was a member of Crump Pentecostal Church for many years and a long time gospel minister. She owned and operated Rose of Sharon Florist with her sisters in Savannah for many years. She loved working in her yard, preaching and singing about the Lord, and devoted her life to her religion. Affectionately known as Moma Earl by many, she never met a stranger and was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone in need.
Services were held on Wednesday, April 17, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Danny Keymon officiating. Burial followed in Pyburn Cemetery at Savannah.