Earnestine Dumas

November 14, 1951 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 69)

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Earnestine Dumas departed this life Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at the age of 69. Born November 14th, 1951 to the parentage of the late Christine Davis & Elmore Gamble. She confessed to Christ at an early age & joined New Hope No.1 Baptist Church in Thomasville, AL.

She was joined in marriage with James Dumas, who preceded her in transition, and she later joined Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Nicholsville, AL where she was a very active member. She would later go on to move her membership to Antioch AME Church in Gainestown, AL, where she remained a very active member until her untimely death.

Also preceding her in transition were her firstborn baby girl, Mothers-In-Law - Neicyee A. Dumas & Carrie L. Washington, Father-In-Law - Johnnie Dumas,Sr & McNeal Washington, Siblings - Tyrone Davis & Bonita Holt, Sister-In-Law - Pearlie & Shirley Ann Dumas, Brother-In-Law - Johnnie Dumas, Jr, Devoted Niece - Makeshia Dumas, Devoted Nephews - Asie & Pierre Washington, & Special Friend - Libby Williams.

She leaves to forever cherish her loving memories her Common-Law-Husband, Martin Luther Washington; Children - Jessica “Finley” Fox, Christopher “Heather” Dumas (Kentucky), Catlin “Courtney” Jackson; Grandchildren - LaDerius “Andrea” Dumas (Tuscaloosa), Akeya “Antonio Davis” Dumas (Fulton), Courtney “Terrinikia Victor” Smith (Monroeville), Kourtney “Samuel” Watso (Kentucky), Nathanyal Burgess (Kentucky), Tia Fox (Jackson), Tiara “Martin” Matthews (Florida), Mariah Lawson and Jailah Jackson (Gainestown); Brothers - Anthony “Patricia” Grayson (Thomasville), Winfred “Keisha” Holt (Jackson) and William “Bettye” Holt (Elba); Uncles - Willie James Grayson (Thomasville); Aunts -Wanda White (Thomasville), Shirley Carnegie (New Jersey), Arleaner McSween (New Jersey), Daisy Adams (Ohio), and Jeraldine Phillips (Mobile); Sisters & Brothers-In-Love - Thelma Washington, Earnest “Luvern Williams” Washington, Carrie “Kenneth Johnson” Washington, Wendy “Stacy Jackson” Washington, Anita “Robert Williams” Washington, Arthur “Van Lee Williams” Washington, Mildred “Tracy” Williams, Lendon “Sarah Williams” Washington, Vickie Washington, Marsha Washington, Victoria “Jerome Williams” Washington all of Gainestown, AL and Terette “Asie Pritchett” Washington (Walker Springs), & Sharon Napier (Silas).

Devoted nieces & nephews - Latonia Barganier, Katrina Dumas, Elaine Dunning, Joyce Dumas, Shandrell Holt, Ryan Holt, Thaniya Marks, Courtney Holt, Branden Holt, JaCory Taylor, Candace Dixson, Christina Brown, Kiana Barganier, Christian Barganier, Quentin Dumas, Krystal Custard, De’Marquez, Kharliee, Khylie, Bre’Asia, Zariyah, Quanesia, Tre’, Braylin, Fatedria, Tusheila, Lawrence, Latoya, and Catrice 

Devoted Special Friends - Vicki Davis, Barbara Fuller, Barsha Hunt, Arline Hunt, Francis Hunt, Martinee Williams, Lucille Snell, & Tammy Morrissette

Considered as her Grandchildren - Imani Taylor, Shanquishla Dickinson, Taquondria Robinson, Dexter Bettis, and Ashley Collins
Five Great-grandchildren, numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Devoted families of friends - Taylors (Gainestown), Fox (Gainestown), Morrisettes (Scyrene), Turners (Nicholsville), Hunts, Washingtons, & Williams (Alma/Gainestown 

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October 29, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home
203 E. Ross Street
Jackson, AL 36545

Funeral Service
October 30, 2021

3:00 PM
New Hope No. 1 ( Pavilion)
2388 Choctaw Corner Road
Thomasville, AL 36784

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