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Alice Irene McCumbee, 79

June 15, 2009

AUG. 15, 1929-JUNE 12, 2009

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Alice Irene McCumbee, age 79, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Friday, June 12, 2009, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Aug. 15, 1929, in Morgan County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Verda Mae Rankin.

Mrs. McCumbee was a member of Berkeley Springs Church of Christ.

She attended Berkeley Springs High School and in years past, she sang with the McCumbee Family. She was a retired masseuse from the bathhouse at Berkeley Springs State Park.

Mrs. McCumbee is survived by her husband of 60 years, Cletus "Slim" McCumbee; one son, Kent "Brooks" McCumbee, and wife, Robin, Berkeley Springs; one sister, Iva Lee Mellott, St. Thomas, Pa.; and a number of nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Bernard W. Rankin.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home, 95 Union St., Berkeley Springs, with Pastor Ed Floyd officiating. Burial will be in Greenway Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at the funeral home.

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