Mr. Jasper William “J.W.” Cummings, age 78, of Monticello passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. He was born February 6, 1942 in Reynolds, Georgia to Jasper Newton and Lois Eugenie Price Cummings who have preceded him in death. Mr. Cummings grew up in Reynolds and attended Reynolds High School. He was member of Shiloh Baptist Church where he was a deacon, he coached recreational baseball and served as the Mayor of Newborn. Mr. Cummings was very proud of his service in the Army National Guard. He owned Cummings Grading and Cummings Site Development in Newborn for many years. J.W. loved to work and enjoyed making homemade soup, fishing, hunting, reading, and gardening. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Mary Hancock and his brother Jack Cummings.
Mr. Cummings is survived by his wife Wanda Nolan Cummings, his children Scott Cummings and his wife DeAnn, Shawne Cummings Holder and her husband Greg, and Ryan Cummings all of Monticello, his grandchildren Scottiann and Matthew, Ashley, Gracie, Jackson, Ethan, and Natalie; his sister Lynsey Adams of Zebulon along with a host of other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Cummings will be held at 11 o’clock Monday, June 15, 2020 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend David Artessa officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00pm until 5:00pm on Sunday, June 14, 2020.
During these difficult times we ask that social distancing be recognized and if you are not comfortable attending services at this time the family fully understands and thanks you for your thoughts and prays.
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