Mary Lou Lumpkin, 76, departed this life on Friday, September 14, 2018. Mary, affectionately known as “Nana” was born in Brooklyn, NY on July 19, 1942 to the late John J. and Mamie Stubbs Matthews. Mary was a very loving and generous woman. She was a Child Care Provider retiring after many years of service. Mary loved to go shopping, visit the casino and watch westerns on television. She also loved to cook and she was known for wearing beautiful hats and jewelry.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Edward Lumpkin, Sr.; sons, Mark Lumpkin, Edward Lumpkin, Jr. and Kobie Green; daughters, Ella Lumpkin and Luciana Lumpkin; sister, Mary Louise Cook; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by son, Bobby Edward Lumpkin, brother, John E. Matthews and sister, Lucille Williams.
A celebration of her life will take place on Monday, September 24, 2018 at First Church of the Living God, 70 South Whitney Street, Hartford, CT at 11:00AM with calling hours from 9:00AM – 11:00AM. Interment will take place at Spring Grove Cemetery, 2035 Main Street, Hartford, CT. To leave a message of comfort for the Lumpkin family, please visit:www.hkhfuneralservices.com