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Joyce Blanche Cummings-Ross

The Ross, Cummings & Gibson families in the United States and Liberia announce with grateful hearts, the home-going of Joyce B. Cummings-Ross.  This transition occurred in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, October 17, 2016. With thanksgiving and gratitude we mourn her home-going. She was a stalwart member of the New Prospect Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio pastored by son Charles W. Ross, III. Joyce was a good mother, generous relative and loyal friend. We will celebrate the wonderful life she lived and the time God allowed us to have with her.

She is survived by her loving husband of thirty-eight years Charles W. Ross, II, two loving and adoring sons: Charles W. Ross, III, (Carle) Cantal Travis Keith Ross, 3 grand-daughters, Carlie,   several siblings including Mariah Brownell-Cole, Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna, Williametta U. Cummings, Alexander V. Cummings (Wilhelmina), and Edward B. Cummings (Rachael,) a host of Aunts, Uncles, In-laws, Nephews, Nieces, Cousins, friends and an extended family of caregivers. Joyce was predeceased by her brother William U Cummings III, her parents Colonel William U. Cummings II and Anna Wade V. Cummings. 

Viewing/Wake:  Friday October 21, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at: C. Brown Funeral Home, Inc., 1629 Nebraska Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43607

Celebration of Life will take place at Southern Baptist Church at 1222 Indiana Avenue Toledo, Ohio on Saturday October 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm.

Interment: Historic Woodlawn Cemetery 1502 W. Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43606.

Contact Information:
Alex (Oldman) Cummings - 909-519-4407
Edward (Blue) Cummings  - 770-374-8831
Mariah Brownell-Cole – 301-257-2428