Clara R. Cummings

January 19, 1931 ~ July 20, 2022 (age 91)


Clara Robinson Cummings, 91, of Myrtle Beach, passed away on July 20, 2022
She was predeceased by her parents Clarence and Sue Cline Robinson and her
husband of 67 years, Max Lee Cummings. She is survived by her brother John
Pinckney (Robbie) Robinson of Indian Land, NC, her daughters Brenda Reed
(Steve) of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Jacquelyn (Robin) Cummings (Cathy Brewster) of
Marietta, GA, and her son Max Lee Cummings, Jr. (Cindy) of Columbia, SC. Clara
has three grandchildren, Emma Cummings Bauknight, Maria Cummings, and Jack
After graduating Columbia High School, Clara worked with Bell South as a phone
line schematics drafter. She married Max Cummings and became dedicated to
raising their family.
Clara was a volunteer art instructor at St. Andrews Elementary School in
Columbia, SC, when her children were growing up. She joined a local garden club
and became involved in flower arranging. Clara studied and became a nationally
accredited flower show judge. Using her flower arranging skills she created flower
arrangements for wedding, home, and business customers of Coggin’s Hallmark
Shop in Irmo, SC. Clara also worked many years for the SC State Fair Association
in Columbia, first managing the flower show exhibits and then later exhibits in the
Cantey Building. After retirement, she and her husband became avid travelers
both internationally and by motor home throughout the United States.
A celebration of life service for Clara Cummings will be held at Shepard of the Sea
Lutheran Church in Garden City on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11:00 am.
Memorials may be given to the Shepherd of the Sea Flower Fund at 2637 S Hwy
17, Garden City, SC 29576.

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July 23, 2022

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