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Edith Cummings

Edith Devora Cummings transitioned on Thursday January 6, 2022 at her residence in Portsmouth, Virginia

Edith Devora Cummings was born March 17, 1957, in Portsmouth, Virginia and left this world on January 6, 2022, at the age of 64. The third of five children born to Edward and Dorothy Cummings, Edith was a grandmother, mother, sister, cousin, aunt, and friend to many. She was raised by her parents in the Cavalier Manor area of Portsmouth and a 1975 graduate of the original Manor High School.

Edith worked at the Norfolk Naval Base at the NAVSUP Center for 30+ years as a Data Clerk. She was a valued member of Union Bethel Church of God in Christ in Portsmouth for the past several years.

Edith leaves two children - Russell Riddick III of Washington, D.C., Marlena Id-deen (Abdu) of Antioch, TN, three grandchildren - Dayanara Riddick, Jabez & Jabari Id-deen, three siblings Steve Cummings (Claretha) of Clinton, MD, Doris Hylton (Anthony) and Amaziah Cummings all of Portsmouth, VA. She is also survived by her very special friend Thorngton Russell and a vast array of cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends whom she loved. She was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Dorothy Cummings, and her sister Joyce Ann Cummings Gordon whom she adored.

Edith loved spending time with her nephews Deuce, Khalil and Joe. Going on road trips was her fav and to relax she could just sit down with a good book for hours.

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A candle was lit in memory of Edith Cummings

Phyllis Blount Jan 14 2022 7:35 PM

My Condolences to the family of Edith Cummings, sending prayers up for your comfort and healing for the loss of your love one. Edith was full of laughter and joy. She was one of my van pool rider.

Charlene Williams Jan 14 2022 12:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edith Cummings

Phyllis Blount Jan 14 2022 11:24 AM

To A.J., My prayers are with you and your family. May God continue to bless each of you and keep his loving arms around you today and always.

Shirley Johnson Jan 13 2022 10:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edith Cummings

Carolyn Scott Jan 13 2022 7:40 PM

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Mariet Jan 13 2022 7:37 PM

My sincere condolences to the Cummings family:

Edith was my dear friend, coworker & lunch (walking) buddy, I met her more than 30+ yrs ago while working at Naval Base Norfolk, she was a funnnny lady😁& spoke the truuuth, no sugar coating things to make us feel better, even tho' I retired a few yrs ago, we still kept in touch, I will surely miss our laughs & conversations, fly high E, Luv'ya gal, Mariet

Mariet Jan 13 2022 7:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edith Cummings

Sharon & Monty Pinnock Jan 13 2022 3:38 PM

Edith will be missed, she was fun to be around. We had fun in the hot tub in NC sipping wine and talking with the ladies. You are a loving mom & grandmother. Your light will be alive in them.

Sharon Pinnock Jan 13 2022 3:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Edith Cummings

Gloria Bagwell Sessoms Jan 13 2022 3:05 PM

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