Carol Ann Cummings, 77, passed away April 12, 2016, in Pinellas County, Fla. She was born to Kenneth and Barbara Coffing Dec. 17, 1938, in Muskegon, Mich., and married to Robert Lee Cummings in Indiana, Sept. 6, 1959.
She was a devoted and loving wife and mother. Full of love, devotion to Christ, and creativity, Carol earned bachelors and masters in education, and was an accomplished teacher of language arts, mostly at Doe Creek Middle School, where she was twice awarded the Southern Hancock County Teacher of the Year.
After retiring in 1998, she moved from her longtime home of Greenfield to Clearwater, Fla., to join her mother and sisters. Always giving of herself in volunteer work, Carol loved and is loved by a wide circle of friends in church, Alpha Delta Kappa honorary organization of women educators, P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization), Abilities Foundation, and numerous other organizations; and enjoyed singing, handicraft work, camping adventures with family, enforcing the rules of Rummikub, writing, and traveling. Carol considered her greatest accomplishment to be steadfastly loving and praying for her husband, sons, and grandchildren.
Carol is survived by her two sons, Robert Lee Jr. and Stephen Edward; grandchildren, Scott and Kristen Harshman and David Cummings; younger sister, Barbara Jo Stagg; and brother, Kenneth Carl Coffing.
Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Friday June 3, at Greenfield’s Park Cemetery, 621 South State St.
In lieu of flowers, Carol asked that memorial donations be made to Abilities Guild in support of veterans (abilitiesfoundation.com).