Sue Florence Cummings

Sue F. Cummings, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully in Corinth, Texas, on July 30, 2019. She was 89 years old.

She was born May 11, 1931, at Crawfordsville, the second daughter of William David and Norma Alta Kline. After graduating from high school, she attended Indiana University before marrying Forest M. Cummings, also of Crawfordsville and her husband of 68 years.

After living briefly in Lafayette, she moved with her family to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1952. In addition to doing various volunteer work throughout her entire life, she was a loving, supportive wife and stay-at-home mother who raised two sons. She wished to be remembered as living a happy life through the enjoyment of her loving family and caring friends.

She and her family moved to Texas in 1962 and made a home in Richardson, Texas, in a house they lived in for 51 years before moving to the El Dorado Retirement Community in Richardson. She was a charter member of RichTones, MADD and volunteered at local hospitals and at her church in addition to other organizations.

Following a stroke in 2016, she spent the final three years of her life at the Corinth (Texas) Rehabilitation Suites on the Parkway. Her husband moved to the Autumn Oaks of Corinth Assisted Living Community so that they both could be nearby their oldest son and wife in Denton, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Forest; son Mike; and sister Bettie Redden.

She is survived by son Randy (Vicki) Cummings of Denton; step-grandchildren, Ryan (Stacey) Appleton, Ross (Heather) Appleton and Lindsay (Tom) Cavanaugh, all of Denton; seven great-grandchildren; niece Marla Gladwin; and nephews, Scott Redden of North Little Rock, Arkansas, and Mark Redden of Clearwater, Florida.

She was a member of Spring Valley United Methodist Church in Dallas. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SVUMC Foundation, 7700 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, TX 75254.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Spring Valley United Methodist Church in Dallas.