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Vivian Mayes Cummings

July 10, 1932 ~ November 15, 2019 (age 87)

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Mr. Vivian Mayes Cummings, age 87 of Franklin, KY, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:15 PM at the Hospice House in Bowling Green, KY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home where services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, November 18, 2019 with burial to follow in the Sulphur Spring Cemetery in Simpson Co., KY.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Sunday, November 17, 2019 and from 6:00 AM until service time on Monday at Gilbert Funeral Home.

Vivian was born July 10, 1932 in Simpson Co., KY to the late Floyd Cummings and the late Alice Elizabeth Mayes Cummings.  He was preceded in death by a daughter Judy Gail Cummings and a brother Vernon Gray Cummings.

He is survived by his wife Barbara "Tee" Jean Cummings, 2 sons, Joe Allen Cummings (Joyce) and Jerry Dean Cummings (Paige) both of Franklin, KY, 5 grandchildren, Andrea Lowhorn (Daniel) of Springfield, TN, Chelsea Moore and Caitlyn Cummings both of Franklin, KY, Heather Scarborough (Sam) of Bowling Green, KY and Holly Snodgrass (Michael) of Morgantown, KY, 9 great grandchildren, River, Rayne, and Ravyn Lowhorn, Chloe and Caylee Moore, Ella and Eli Scarborough, Degan and Bristol Snodgrass, sister-in-law, Sarah Cummings of Franklin, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Vivian was a member of the Tyree Chapel Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired farmer.

In lieu of flowers, the family is wishing for donations to be made to the St. Judes Children's Hospital 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. 

Online condolences may be made at, and obituary may be viewed on our Facebook page, Gilbert Funeral Home of Franklin, KY.

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November 17, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
November 18, 2019

1:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

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