March 24, 2013

Virginia Anderson Cummings

— Virginia Anderson Cummings

Mrs. Virginia Anderson Cummings, 85, of Dalton passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Jan. 14, 1928, daughter of the late Robert G. Anderson and Sara F. Anderson and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Cummings Sr. and grandson, Mitch Cummings.

Virginia graduated from Tunnel Hill School and Heiron School of Business in 1946. She went to work at Hamilton Memorial Hospital getting her nurse license and worked for 44 years at the same hospital. She retired in 1993 and after retiring she worked for Whitfield Staffing and Dr. Bates Bailey, cardiologist.

Virginia is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Charles Cummings Jr. and Robert W. “Bobby” and Liz Cummings; grandsons, Greg Cummings, Kevin Cummings, Chris Cummings and Trent Cummings; granddaughters, Cassie Cummings and Lacey DeDios; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Luanne Anderson, Don and Sandy Anderson; sisters and brother-in-law, Doris Esquival and Judy and Fielding Fetzer; special friends and neighbors, Carole and Don Stuart of Dalton; great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Services are today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary McPherson and Carole Stuart officiating.

Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.

The family received friends at Love Funeral Home Sunday.

At Virginia’s request, in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 W. Emery St, Suite 3, Dalton, GA 30720.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home , 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.