Helen Ruth Cumberland


Services for Helen Ruth Cumberland were held Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Buddy Covington and Rev. Michael Wells officiating.  Burial followed in the Bloomfield Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Cumberland, 83, died Saturday, September 12, 2020, at her home. 

She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of the House Community.  She formerly worked as a sewing machine operator at Decatur Shirt Company, Garan and Nemanco in Philadelphia.  Mrs. Cumberland was a member of Bloomfield Congregational Methodist Church.

Survivors include daughter, Jan Stewart of Philadelphia, MS; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Racheal Stewart of Meridian, MS, and Gaynell Bozard of Vancleave, MS. 

Mrs. Cumberland was preceded in death by husband, Bobby Joe Cumberland; sons, Bennie Cumberland and Bobby Cumberland, Jr.; and grandson, Joseph Cumberland.

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