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Mr. Charles Burgess Cummings Jr.

The Cummings, Gibson and  families of Antoinette “Netty” Bruce announce with deep sorrow and profound regrets the home going of our Son, Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Brother-In-Law, Uncle, Cousin and friend, Mr. Charles Burgess Cummings Jr. Known to many as “Mr. Cummings”, “Charlie” or “Uncle Charles”  who went home to be with the Lord.   This sad event occurred on the morning of August 13, 2013 at the St. Joseph Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. 

He leaves to mourn his demise while cherishing his memories, his beloved wife, Antoiniette “Netty” Bruce, Children: Wynee J. Cummings, Charles B. Cummings III, Charlene B. Cummings, Burgess C. Cummings, Chartoinette B. Cummings and Fatu Cummings; Thirteen (13) Grandchildren.   Forty-Six (46) Brothers and Sisters including Mrs. Felicia Harris-Andrews, Mrs. Georgiana Conger-Thompson Bowen, Ms. Ines Mai Straker, Mrs. Mona Gibson-Saylee (Sam), Mrs. Comfort Cummings-Natt, Mrs. Albertine Cummings-Dennis, Ms. Lady Cummings, Ms. Rachael Cummings, Ms. Mary Brown, Ms. Grace Bartu, Ms. Beatrice Boe;  Mr. Henry B. Wilson (Catherine), Mr. George P. Conger-Thompson (Dianna), Mr. James F. Cooper (Esther), Mr. Joseph Cummings, Mr. Samuel Q. Cummings, Sr., Mr. Edward M. Cummings.   Uncles, Aunts and In-Laws  including Mrs. Elizabeth Yibade Pinkett-Bruce, Mr. Nathaniel “Pardu” Ford Bruce Jr., Ms. Dekontee Bruce, Mrs. Maude Bruce Nimley,   Mr. & Mrs. S. Raymond Bruce, Sr., Mr.  & Mrs. Eric M. Freeman, Mrs. Amelia A. Bruce-Nimley, Mr. & Mrs. Archelus “Jackie” A. Bruce, Mr. Othello M. Bruce, Mr. & Mrs. William Ford Bruce, Mr. Robert George Azango, Ms. Ruth Yvonne Weh, Mr. Albert W. Nimley,  and a host of other relatives and friends in China, Denmark, Grenada, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sweden and the United States.

Charles Burgess Cummings Jr. was predeceased by his Father, Mr. Charles Burgess Cummings Sr., Mother, Mary Frances Gibson-Wilson;  Children - Charlesetta Mai Frances Cummings and Clyde B. Cummings; Brothers - Mr. Thomas Y. Wilson Jr., Mr. Isaac Cummings, and Mr. Benjamin Cummings.

He will be missed by his beloved family and friends.  MAY LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIM.

Funeral Arrangements:

Wake-Keeping:                                                     Funeral Service:                                   
Friday, September 13, 2013                                  Saturday, September 14, 2013
Trinity Cathedral Episcopal Church                                           Trinity Cathedral Episcopal Church
Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia                                                Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia
6:00 PM                                                                                    10:00 AM

Memorial Service:
Saturday, October 26, 2013
St. Timothy Episcopal Church
432 Van Buren St, Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 437-3790

Anyone wishing to make a financial contribution:
Name of Bank:      Bank of America  {USA}
Account Phone #:  571-235-8118            ZIPCODE: 22191
Account Number:   435019926012
ABA#:                    {Deposits}                    051000017
SWIFT CODE:       {Int’l Transfer}                BOFAUS3N
ABA#:                    {Wires}                        026009593  

Wynee J. Cummings – 703-728-8527
Albertine Cummings-Dennis – 240-876-3111
Joseph Cummings – 916-670-4183 
Georgiana Thomspon-Bowen – 214-998-1001/682-999-2920
Henry B. Wilson – 817-939-7243 
George Conger-Thompson – 617-992-8572
Ruth Yvonne Weh – 412-350-8042
William Ford & Ora Bruce – 404-438-5701/404-438-9520
Albertyna Nimley Sanchez – 571-235-8118
Maria Johnson-Chibli – 817-938-1116
Felicia Harris-Andrews – 617-259-6166
Grace Bruce Freeman – 904-608-0611
Amelia A. Bruce-Nimley – 508-963-0895
Ines M. Straker - 682-554-2522

Contacts in Monrovia, Liberia:
Antoinette “Netty” Bruce-Cummings- 011-231-888213820
Samuel Q. Cummings, Sr.  – 011-231-886577524
S. Raymond Bruce, Sr. - 011-231-886519530
James F. Cooper- 011-231-886558581