DOOLITTLE MILLS — Donna J. Sandage Cummings, 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Donna was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Dale, Ind., to Alton and Dorothy Blackford.

She was united in marriage Sept. 8, 1956, to Clarence “Dumpy” Cummings. Donna was a 1956 graduate of Oil Township High School in Perry County, IN. She was a member of the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills for 70 years.

Donna retired earlier this year after working 30 years at Marcy’s (which she once owned when it was Good Time Charlie’s) in Leopold, Ind. Prior to that, Donna worked for General Electric in Tell City, Ind., Aristocrat (now Master-Craft) in Jasper, and Sound Design in Santa Claus.

Surviving are her two sons, Charlie Cummings of Doolittle Mills and Jeffery Cummings of Indianapolis, Ind, and Cork, Ireland; and her grandson, Alton Cummings of Aurora, Ind.

Donna is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Clarence “Dumpy” Cummings, who passed in April of 2015.

Funeral services will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Perry Central Athletic Fund.

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