Obituary for Patricia Cumbie

    • Name: Patricia Cumbie
    • Home Town: Ocean Isle Beach
    • Date of Death: 05/14/2019
    • Birth Place: Charlotte, NC
    • Birth Date: 11/05/1950

    Patricia L. (Penny) Cumbie 68, was called to be with the Lord on May 14, 2019. 


    Penny was born in Charlotte, NC on November 5, 1950.  After growing up in Charlotte she met and married 1st LT. Ralph (Jeff) Cumbie on September 12, 1977.  Penny traveled throughout the country. She worked as an Insurance Agent and was named NC Insurance Agent of the Year. She had various government jobs with the US Air Force and NASA.  Penny was a Secretary and SIMS operator for Brunswick County School Systems at West Brunswick High School and Supply Elementary.  Penny started a resort cleaning company, Penny Maid Inc. then retired.  Penny and her family reside in Bricklanding Plantation.  


    Penny is survived by her husband, Jeff, of 42 years; son, Steven and his wife Michelle; Grandchildren Drake and Zoey Benton and Hailey Cumbie; Two sisters, Linda and husband Dan Lynes, Claudia and husband Phil Hill; One brother, Clyde Sullivan.


    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Penny's name can be given to charity of choice. 


    Friends & family may visit at home 1742 Linkside Way, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

    Private funeral will be held.


    Online condolences can be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte



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