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Juanita Cummins

February 8, 1928 March 29, 2010
Juanita Cummins
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Juanita F. Cummins, 82, of Altus, passed away Monday, March 29, 2010, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital.
Juanita was born February 8, 1928, in Vinson, Oklahoma, to Lige and Ethel (Snider) Hill. Her parents moved their four daughters to Newsome, Texas, where Juanita attended school. The Hill family moved to Hollis, Oklahoma, in 1945, when Juanita was 17. She met the love of her life, Coy Cummins at Hollis Drug and they dated a little over a year. She and Coy married September 14, 1946, in Childress, Texas. Coy suffered a tragic accident on July 14, 1962, and he passed away that same day. Juanita and her son Gary moved to Altus shortly thereafter when Gary was 14. She worked at Altus Air Force Base for two years while her son was in the Navy. Juanita was a member of the First Baptist Church in Altus.
Preceded in death by her parents, Lige and Ethel Hill, her husband, Coy Cummins and one sister, Viola Bass, Juanita is survived by her son, Gary Cummins and wife Dixie of Altus; one grandson, Chris Cummins, also of Altus; two sisters, Oleta Penington of Oklahoma City and Lil Smith and husband Rip of Ruidoso, New Mexico; one sister-in-law, Mary Jo Cummins Beck and husband Lawrence of Hollis; one brother-in-law, Dickie Cummins and wife Sonya, also of Hollis, and numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Lowell-Tims Chapel in Altus with Reverend Doug Altom officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

On line tributes may be made to the family at

10:00 AM

Lowell-Tims Chapel


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