Mrs. Lora Neil Brooks Cummings, 82, of 3916 NC HWY 710 N, was born March 23, 1934 and departed this life on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Lora is preceded in death by her parents: Mrs. Mary Jane Locklear Brooks and Mr. Andrew Worth Brooks; two infant sisters; a three year old sister; six brothers: Mr. Venus, Mr. Worth, Mr. Raymond, Mr. Harold, Mr. James and Mr. Charles.; one sister: Mrs. Emae; one grandchild: Tamela T. Brown; two great grandchildren: Nathan E. Bryant and Caden J. Locklear.
The funeral will be 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Mt. Olive Pentecostal Holiness Church with Revs: Stevie Jacobs and Lindbergh Chavis officiating. Burial will follow in the Newton Cummings Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Cummings is survived by her husband: Mr. Willard Cummings; her sister: Mrs. Betty B. Locklear; her children: Mr. David Anthony Cummings, Mrs. Kathy C. Handsborough, Mrs. Stephana C. Weil (John), Mrs. Sandra Ruth C. Locklear (Paul), Mrs. Lora Denise Cummings, Mr. Jonathon Willard Cummings, Mr., Philip Andrew Cummings (Tabetha) and Dr. Mary Ann C. Jacobs (Russell). She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Vince, Samantha, Adam, Perla, Thomas, Cassondra, Rebecca, Meredith, Russell, Doris, Jon Charles, Joshua, Chad, Marcus, and Flora and 23 great-grandchildren. As well as a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Mt. Olive Holiness Church.