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Linda Cummings

July 6, 1945 May 22, 2017
Linda Cummings
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Linda Cummings, age 71, of Golconda, IL passed away May 22, 2017 at Hardin County Hospital in Rosiclare, IL.

Linda was born July 6, 1945 at home in the Lusk Community of Pope County, IL. She was the 6th of ten children born to Kestner and Addie (Reynolds) Buchanan. Linda married Steve Cummings September 22, 1962. He preceded her in death October 9, 2015. She was a sworn officer and office manager for her father who was the Sheriff and Tax collector of Pope Co., IL. She also worked at First National Bank as a bookkeeper and teller. Later she chose to stay at home and care for her family while her husband Steve served as a Tow Boat Captain. Linda was a member of the Pope County Senior Citizens Board, DAR Chapter and Home Extension. She was a past member of Golconda Public Library and Main St. Golconda. As her father-n-law was the former Lock Master at Dam 51, she worked hard for renovations, restoration, and décor of the Lock and Dam Houses. Linda researched Pope County History and family genealogy. She did crafts and quilting
at Brownfield and played Dominos at the Golden Circle. She also enjoyed gardening, birds, nature, hikes, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Linda is survived by two sons, David and wife Sandra Cummings of St. Louis, Mo, Randy Cummings of Paducah, KY; daughter, Jeanna and husband Bill Haner of Golconda, IL; six grandchildren, Anna Ross, Dylan Ross, Christina Cummings, Stevie Cummings, Tyler Taber, Ashlyn Haner; four great-grandchildren, Levi, Orion, Iris, Mason; six siblings, Laverne and husband Ken Willson, Bob Buchanan, Kendall and wife Sharon Buchanan, Sandy and husband Steve Dailey, Janet and husband Tom Taylor, Carl and wife Kathy Buchanan, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Gene, Bruce, and Kenny Buchanan.

Visitation will be from 5-7pm on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Celebration of Life will follow at 7:00pm. Bro. Kevin Richerson will conduct the service. The family will have a private interment at IOOF Cemetery in Golconda, IL. Visit alyfh.com to leave an online condolence.

Memorials may be made to: Golconda Public Library PO Box 523 Golconda, IL 62938 or Pope County Senior Citizens, PO Box 246 Golconda, IL 62938

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Visitation

Thursday

25

May

5:00 PM 5/25/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/25/2017 7:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

25

May

7:00 PM 5/25/2017 7:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States
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