Dorothy Cummins

Alton |

Dorothy Fay Cummins, age 93 of Alton died at 1:25 am on Sunday, October 17, 2010. She was born July 9, 1917 in Carrollton the daughter of the late Lloyd and Grace (Reynolds) Admire.

Dorothy worked for Sears Roebuck and Co in various capacities beginning in Bettendorf, Iowa and retiring from the downtown Alton store in 1982. On June 7, 1938 in Carrollton she married Roy "Zeke" Cummins and he preceded her in death on April 12, 1994.

Surviving are one daughter; Sharon Watson of Alton, three grandchildren; Terri Watson of Godfrey, Angela Watson of Alton, Timothy Watson and his wife Terri of Godfrey, four great grandchildren; Amanda, Stephanie and Marcus Watson all of Alton, Brandon Wade of Alton; two great-great grandchildren; Ashlynn Watson and Mikel Stockard both of Alton and two sisters; Martha Lyons of Godfrey and Barbara Pozarowski of LaJolla, Ca. She was preceded in death by three brothers; Ray, Leroy and Donald Admire and an infant sister; Francis Admire.

Visitation will be from 9:00 am on Friday until service time at 11:00 am at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Greenfield. Online guestbook and additional information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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