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Bettye Jean (Densley) Cummings

October 19, 1952 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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It is with sympathy, the management and staff of Slater's Funeral Home, Inc. announce the passing of Mrs. Bettye Jean Densley Cummings, Irwinton, Georgia. Mrs. Cummings passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at her residence. 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 2:00 PM from the County Line Baptist Church, Milledgeville, Georgia. Interment to follow from the church cemetery. She is survived by her children, siblings, other relatives and friends.

Bettye Jean Densley Was born October 19, 1952, in McIntyre, Georgia, to the parentage of the late Joseph Densley, Sr. and the late Izola Simmons Densley. She attended public schools in Wilkinson County. In 1970, she graduated from Calhoun Consolidated High School. At an early age, she realized that one day her earthly Tabernacle would dissolve, and she desired to spend eternity with her Lord. She confessed the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined Parker Springs Baptist Church. She later moved her membership to County Line Baptist Church. She served faithfully as the President and Treasurer of the Senior Choir until her health began to decline. She was also a member of the Pastor's Booster Aide Ministry and the Sons of Wisdom, Daughters of Light Society Lodge #2. She taught the new membership orientation class for adults. She was married to the late David Cummings. To this union was blessed three girls, Erica, Jeanitra “Nicole”, and Lakisha “Kisha”.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Izola. Densley, Sr., two sisters, Eula Bell Smith, and Mary Myrick, and one brother, Willie Densley, Sr.

She worked at Cherokee Mills for a short time and later became employed at Central State Hospital, where she retired on December 1, 1998, after 23 years of dedicated service.

She leaves to cherish her memories: three daughters, Erica Cummings Myrick, Gordon, GA, Jeanitra “Nicole” Jackson (Christopher), Milledgeville, GA, Lakisha (Kennedi) Cummings, McIntyre, GA; two sisters, Missionary Martha F. Bacon, Warrenton, GA, and Irene Densley, Gordon, GA; three brothers, Freddie (Sylvia) Densley, Joseph Densley, both of Gordon, GA, and George (Gladys) Densley of Milledgeville, GA; one great aunt, Nellie Densley, Atlanta, GA; one sister-in-law, Mary Densley of Gordon, GA; one brother-in-law, Deacon Jack Smith, Sr., Gordon, GA; five grandchildren: Keondre' Brown, Christasia Jackson, Kensley Mosley, Aniyah Myrick, and Kelsey Fountain; two devoted nieces, Kim and Anita Myrick; one devoted nephew, Willie Densley, Jr.; two devoted friends, Ethel Lewis and Lavonia Abrams; one devoted neighbor, Helen Curry; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives survive.

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Services

Open Viewing
Friday
January 20, 2023

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Slater's Funeral Home
244 North Wayne St.
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 21, 2023

2:00 PM
County Line Baptist Church
1012 GA Highway 49
Haddock, GA 31033

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