Mary Helen Cummings, 65, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Jan. 29, 2009, at The Nursing Home in Hayti.
Born March 31, 1943, in Buchanan, Mich., the daughter of the late James Vicent and Mary Opal Lucas Middleton, she last worked as a dietitian at the Caruthersville Nursing Home.
Survivors include husband, Lonnie Cummings, of Caruthersville, Mo., one son, Lonnie Steven Cummings, of Caruthersville, two daughters, Amanda Lee and Connie Smith, both of Caruthersville, two sisters, Peggy Hooker and Roberta Anderson, both of Caruthersville, three brothers, William Middleton, Terry Middleton, both of Caruthersville, and Bill Middleton, of Hazel Green, Ala., six grandchildren, Nicky Smith, Casie Smith, Wendy Burks, James Shank, Lee Ann Smith, and Jessica Tittle, and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, in the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, Mo., with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating.
Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville.
Pallbearers were Chris Cummings, Dennis Bullington, John Hayes, John Hayes, Jr., Dennis King, and James Perry.
John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti, Mo., was in charge of all arrangements.