Whitesburg KY

Edward Lumpkins, 86, succumbs

Edward Lumpkins, 86, died August 3 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Ruben and Mary Moore Lumpkins and was married to the late Janice Stamper Lumpkins. He was a brother of the late Walker Lumpkins, Roy Lumpkins, John Lumpkins, Ruby Jewel Kelly, Eula Lumpkins, Beulah Cornett, Bessy Lumpkins and Vernie Combs.

He was a member of Letcher Independent Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son Edward Wayne Lumpkins and wife Gwen, Hallie; four daughters, Una Cook and husband Clyde and Judy Morton, all of, Isom, Kuba Curtis and husband Andrew, Sweetser, Ind., and Faye Praiter and husband Ralph, Hamilton, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Letcher Independent Baptist Church. Burial will be in Isom Cemetery.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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