Hazel May (James) Cummins, age 92, of Vandalia, MO passed away at 5:30 pm Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Countryside Manor in Vandalia.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Waters Funeral Home. Bro. Kenny Haddock will officiate. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service.
A visitation celebrating the life of Hazel May Cummins will be held at 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Thursday July 23, 2020 at the Waters Funeral Home.
Hazel was born on April 7, 1928, in Montauk, Missouri the daughter of Ora Melvin James and Floranc May Nelson.
She was united in marriage to Arthur David Cummins on July 27, 1946 in Salem, MO. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1996.
Survivors included four sons, Donald (Jan) Cummins, Coy (Evelyn) Cummins, Roy (Janice) Cummins and James (Julia) Cummins; one daughter, Judy (Don) Burnett; two brothers, Lee James and Kenneth James; one daughter-in-law, Nancy Cummins; one brother-in-law, Harry White; ten grandchildren; eight step grandchildren; a number of great grandchildren and step great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband, Arthur David Cummins; parents, Ora and Floranc James; one son, David Cummins; four brothers, Frank, Jessie, Lorn and Othel; three sisters, Ethel, Louise and Fern; one grandson, Billy Cummins; one granddaughter, Rebecca Cummins and one grand daughter-in-law, Lori Kay Cummins;
She was a housewife and enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing and making her quilts. The biggest joy to Hazel was spending time with her family. She was a member of the South Side Baptist Church in Vandalia.
Pallbearers will be Eric Cummins, Tim Woods, Tim Burnett, Mike Burnett, Andrew Cummins, Josh Brothers and Aaron Hansen.
Honorary Pallbearers are Stacey Woods, Janna Cummins, Amy Conover, Cacci Brothers, Elizabeth Seitz and Melissa Hansen.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association Mid-Missouri 2609 East Broadway Suite 119, Columbia, MO, 65201, in care of Waters Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family on Hazel memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com.
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