Very sad! The news of the demise of Ruth Elma Cummings, Mother of Rep. Elijah Cummings, has gone very viral on the cyberspace and social media. She was said to have aged 91, at the time of passage.
The news was broken to venerable Rep. Elijah Cummings early this week. He was informed that his beloved mother, overseer Ruth Elma Cummings had passed away at the age of 91.
Before her demise, Mrs. Cummings was one of seventeen (17) scions of the late Willie Cochran and Gussie Johnson Cochran. She was born on July 7, 1926 in the city of Manning, South Carolina. She got her education in the public schools of Clarendon County, located in South Carolina.