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1949 Joyce 2020

Joyce Eileen Cummings

January 24, 1949 — March 14, 2020


Joyce Eileen Cummings, age 71, Prescott, Kansas passed away on Saturday March 14, 2020 at her home. Joyce was born January 24, 1949 in Farlinville, Kansas to Edwin T. and Mildred L. (Dean) Peery. After graduating from Mound City High School with the class of 1967 she obtained her beautician's license from Iola Beauty School. She operated her own Klip and Kurl shop for many years. On September 3, 1970 she married Richard Cummings.

Joyce loved vibrant colors and took great pride in her garden, flower beds, yard ornaments, and humming birds. She could tell you when the buzzards and martins would come and go and when the sign was right to whatever task you were want to accomplish.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Cummings on September 3, 2012; her parents; brother, Gerald (Gary) Peery; niece, Tracy Rhynerson; and brother-in-law, David Cummings.

Joyce is survived by her sister Debbie (Donnie) Rhynerson, nephews, Dusty (Kitty) Rhynerson, and Dan (Tonya) Cummings, their families Samantha, Abigail, Dawson, and Ryker Rhynerson, Kade and Koye Cummings, Also surviving are a step-son; sisters, Carolyn McGown and Judy DeMott; brothers, Tom, Ed, and Robert Peery; sisters-in-law, Judy (Mike) Wilson and Janet (Darrell) White, and countless nieces, nephews, and friends.

Contributions are suggested to Avalon Hospice, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Online condolences can be left at

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