Cumbaa dies at 96
Retired Air Force Col. Noel Cumbaa, who flew combat missions in World War II and was commander of the Air Force Base in Greenville where pilots were trained for the Korean War, has died. He was 96. Cumbaa, a native of Girard, Ala., flew B-17 combat missions from Britain during World War II. He moved to Greenville in 1951 to reopen the airbase, which had closed in 1945. Cumbaa worked at Bank of Leland and later was a trust officer at Greenville Bank. Survivors include his wife, Eloise; two sons, a daughter and six grandchildren.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- DAVID DALLAS — Cannabis for the rest of us
- MARTY WISEMAN: The current racial strife and the failure to educate
- BILL CRAWFORD: Boyce takes hot spot as IHL commissioner
- Source: Bryant has offered Glenn McCullough MDA job
- Real Estate Forum panelists: Lenders, investors hungry for deals on residential rentals in Miss., elsewhere
- Planters Bank promotes at 3 locations
- COMMERCIAL FINANCE 701: Loans disguised as government bonds (BOANs)
- $134M proposed for 10 BP-funded oil spill recovery projects
- (WITH VIDEO) Funding secured for Capitol Art Lofts in downtown Jackson