Ty Gentry Cummings


Ty Gentry Cummings age 15 months, son of John and Erin Cummings of south Greenville, passed away at 2:12 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the Greenville First Christian Church with interment to follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to service from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm Saturday.

Ty Gentry Cummings was born on April 6, 2021, at Breese Hospital and grew up on the farm south of Greenville with his parents John Michael Cummings and Erin Michelle Kelly Cummings. He loved his older sister Avery Grace Cummings.

Ty is also survived by paternal grandparents Ron and Theresa Cummings of Sullivan IL, maternal grandparents Tim and Diane Kelly, and maternal great grandparents Virginia Schewe of Greenville, IL and Maxine Stewart of Smithboro, IL. Uncle Matt (Krystal) Cummings of Sullivan, IL, Aunt Leslie (Jeremy Rawlings) Cummings of Lovington, IL, Aunt Brittany (Wiley) Bradford of Highland, IL, Aunt Melissa Kelly of Greenville, IL, Uncle Trevor Kelly of Effingham, IL, and Uncle Jacob (Ashley Young) Kelly of Granite City, IL. Cousins: Luke, Lydia, Lylah, Lane, Carley, Addison, Kaylee, Macy, Everleigh, Logan, Claire, and Aspen and a whole host of extended family.

He is preceded in death by great grandparents Maurice Schewe, Guy Stewart, Margret Kelly, Don and Catherine Apke, Carl and Bea Cummings and cousin Brett Schewe.

Ty was a ray of sunshine and had an enormous personality. He loved to be outside and do anything with a tractor or at the farm. He loved to play tag with his sister and spend time outside. For those who desire memorials in Ty’s memory may be made to the Avery Grace Cummings College fund at the Church or at The Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.

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