Lucile Cummings, 98, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at the Wellsville Retirement Community.

Private family graveside inurnment is planned for a later date at the Alpine Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 7, 1915, in Melvern, Kan., the daughter of Terry and Verlie Boyd Rich.

Lucile lived in Lyndon, Pomona and Ottawa.

Lucile received her bachelorís degree in education in 1938 from the University of Kansas. She then taught junior high school English in Melvern, Lyndon and Ottawa for many years.

She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the AU Chapter P.E.O. in Ottawa, and had attended the Presbyterian Church.

Lucile married Francis Cummings Nov. 4, 1938, in Lyndon.

Lucile was preceded in death by her husband, Francis, Dec. 25, 2008; and by her two sisters, Esther Nelson and Boydie Rich.

Survivors include her four sons, Raymond Cummings and Nancy, Fort Lupton, Colo., Burton Cummings and Sharon, Pomona, Roger Cummings, Olympia, Wash., and Rex Cummings and Brenda, Gardner; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lyndon Carnegie Library through Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon KS 66451.