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Visitation:

Saturday, March 29, 2014
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines

Service:

Saturday, March 29, 2014
4:00 pm
No service planned
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Disposition:

Cremation
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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BeckyLee Bryant Cummins BeckyLee Bryant Cummins passed away, surrounded by her family, at Mercy Medical Center on March 24, 2014. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street.

Becky was born August 4, 1937, near Perry, Iowa, to Chester Lee Bryant and Opal LaVonne Sloane Simpson. She graduated from St. Josephs Academy in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1955. She married her best friend, Kenneth Claire Cummins, Sr., on September 2, 1955.

Becky retired from Firestone. She was a longtime member of DAR. She enjoyed crocheting, garage sales, reading, and spending time with her family.

Becky is survived by her husband, Kenneth Cummins, Sr.; children, Kenny “Bud”, Karla Pinckney, Kent, and Keith (Lisa); grandchildren, Kimberly Ashby, Kari (Dennis) Lamoreux, Kristopher Pinckney, Alicia Cummins, and Keith Cummins II; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn (Kyle) Keul and Anna Taylor; mother, LaVonne Simpson; sisters, Karole (Ron) Griffin and Linda North Campbell; brothers, Donald (Maxine) Bryant and Marti “Skip” Simpson; brother-in-law, Richard Cummins, Sr.; and a host of extended family and beloved friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Chester Lee; grandson, Daniel Pinckney; and sister-in-law, Sherry Simpson.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com