Mrs. Mattie Maye Cummings Earps age 88 of Lebanon died March 18, 2015, at her home. Born in the Norene Community, she was the daughter of the late William G. Cummings and Ruby Maye Morse Cummings. She was a homemaker and member of Fairview Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Earps; two sons: Clifton and Charles Earps; sister, Jane Watson; three brothers: Riley Cummings, Houston Cummings, Billy Cummings.
Survived by three sons: Daniel (Alice) Earps, Mark (Colleen) Earps, Carl (Teresa) Earps; six grandchildren: Amber Earps, Michelle (Shane) Follis, Tabita, Steven, Jessica and Will Earps; six great-grandchildren; sister, Minnie (Ron) Sturgeon; three brothers: Allie Boone (Belle) Cummings, Manuel (Faye) Cummings, Albert R. (Aubrey) Cummings; sisters-in-law: Anita, Allie and Linda Cummings; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 11 a.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Owens, Bro. Jon Akin, and Wallace Alsup officiating. Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Active Pallbearers: Will Earps, Kenneth, David, James, Roger and Eric Cummings, Sam Sturgeon; Honorary Pallbearers: Joe Cummings, Friendship Sunday School Class of Fairview Church. Visitation Friday 2-8 p.m. and Saturday after 9 a.m.