Obit: Betty Cummings

Obit: Betty Cummings

June 23rd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Betty Hamilton Cummings, 93, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.She was the wife of the late John Walter Cummings III and the daughter of the late Emily Carter Hamilton and Henry Clay Hamilton of Dalton, Ga.Betty was the sister of the late Lilian Hamilton Hull, of Augusta, Ga., and the late Clay Hamilton, of Dalton.She was a graduate of Dalton High School, attended Shorter College in Rome, Ga. The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Ga., and The Atlanta School of Interior Decorating.Betty was a member of Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church and her beloved Brock Sunday School Class. She served on the board of the Little Miss Mag Day Nursery, was a member of the Free Press Staff for seven years, a grey lady at Memorial Hospital for many years, a member of the Chattanooga Junior League, the Lookout Mountain Fairyland Club, and the Fairyland Garden Club.Betty is survived by her son, John Walter Cummings IV, of Chattanooga; her niece, Betty Hull Stacy and Phillip Stacy, of Augusta, Ga.; her nephew, Stewart Hull and Peggy Hull, of Hilton Head, S.C.; her nephew, Clay Hull and Mary Hull, of Warrington, Pa.; great-nephews, Patrick, William and Tyler Hull and Carter and Whitman Stacy; nieces, Mary Levi and Sandra Miller, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn.Betty will always be remembered for her very special love for animals and her last companion, her precious sister, Kittie.Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church with Pastor Joe Novenson officiating.Interment will follow in Forest Hills Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Educational Society, 212 N. Highland Park Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404 or online at heschatt.com.Share your memories, stories and photos at wannfuneralhome.com.Arrangements are by Wann Funeral Home & Cremation Center, St. Elmo. 821-7551.