Rachel D. Cumbo – September 11, 2015

Rachel Denise Cumbo, 48, was called to be with Our Father in Heaven on Friday morning September 11th, 2015 at her home in Kingsland Georgia. She was born in Jacksonville Florida on September 21, 1966 to Ernie and Jean McKenzie Silcox.  She later found a loving adoptive home with Ramelle and Edgar Blain. 
Denise attended Camden County High School and graduated from Bible Baptist Christian Academy in Kingsland, Georgia. She attended Brewerton Parker College in Mount Vernon , Georgia.   Her first job was during high school when she worked as a cashier in her parents Western Auto store in Kingsland. Denise was a hard working woman of many trades, but her true avocation was being a wife, mother, and grandmother to her family. 

She met her future husband Steve Cumbo at a construction company in Kingsland where they both worked.  It was love at first sight and they married three months later on May 28th, 1988.  They were married for 27 loving years.  They moved to Oregon where their two children, Christopher and Courtney were born.  They then moved to North Carolina, where they lived for 20 years.  After a move to Tennessee for a few years, they returned to Kingsland in June 2014 to be closer to their grandchildren. 

Denise is survived by her beloved husband Steve, son Christopher, daughter Courtney, and three grandchildren, Lyla , Romeo, and Reece.  She also leaves behind three brothers, Homer “Skip” Booe, Ricky Blain and Wesley Walker and three sisters, Sarah Blain Lackey,  Jody Kline Nickless, and Tina Kazmerick Robinson, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Denise is predeceased by her parents,  Ramelle and Edgar Blain, a brother, Steven Gene Kline, and sister, Kathleen Silcox Pawloski .
 

Denise attended Harriet Bluff Baptist Church as a child and her unwavering faith in God was the cornerstone of her daily life. She was kind and devoted to family and friends and brought joy to so many. Her loving smile, sweet compassionate nature and quirky sense of humor will be missed by all.  Private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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