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Omar Gale Cummings

Monday, January 7, 2008

Omar Gale Cummings, 88, Cloverdale, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital.

Born in Putnam County, he was the son of Lee Roy and Mamie Ice (Featherston) Cummings.

A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was owner of Cummings Machine Shop, Cloverdale. He attended Cloverdale Church of Christ and Cloverdale United Methodist Church, and Hurst-Collins American Legion Post 281.

He married Betty Ruth Rogers on Oct. 24, 1945. She died March 26, 1974.

Surviving are a daughter, Jackie Cradick and husband John, Kevil, Ky.; son Leroy "Buddy" Cummings, Cloverdale; sister Marie Hewitt, Indianapolis; brother Robert Cummings, Indianapolis; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sisters Eva Coleen Cooper and Carlota Reed, and brother Frank Edsel Cummings.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, with Rev. John Nees officiating.

Burial will be in Cloverdale Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Cloverdale United Metho-dist Church, P.O. Box 408, Cloverdale, 46120.