(ARCHER, Fla.) The funeral for Myrtle N. Cummings, 84, of Archer, Fla., formerly of Randolph County will be Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church in Newell with the Rev. Kevin Acre and the Rev. Chris Bain officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Mrs. Cummings will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services on Saturday.
Mrs. Cummings died Tuesday, Nov. 5, at her residence in Archer.
A Heflin native, Mrs. Cummings was born Aug. 5, 1935, the daughter of Walter J. and Verdie Flora Yarbrough Nolen. She was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Survivors include her four daughters, Kathrene Harmon of Archer, Dora Bolt of Talladega, Linda Smith of Woodland and Francis Turner of Newell; two sons, Randy Cummings of Millerville and Ben Cummings of Newell; 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Robinson of Tyus, Ga., and Florine Walls of Heflin; and brother, Bill Nolen of Wedowee. Mrs. Cummings was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur Cummings; and daughter, Roxie Owen.
Pallbearers will be Michael Whitley, Lavelle Bolt, Brad Smith, Jason Smith, Benjamin Cummings and Chris Jackson.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.