Note: Through her mother, Rosa Hamlin was the ggg-granddaughter of Bastiana Fopianno and Mary Moore Fopianno. Bastiana Fopianno was born in Italy about 1825 and died in Surry county, NC on June 2, 1915. Some of the Fopianno family changed their name to Turney in the early 1900's.
Rosa Hamlin Cummings, 77, of Vass, died Saturday, March 26, 2011.
Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 28, 2011, at 11 a.m. at New Home Baptist Church with Pastor Paul McClure and Joe Hearne officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Cummings was the wife of the late Warren J. “Buddy” Cummings and the daughter of the late Cecil James and Dazzie Turney Hamlin. Mrs. Cummings worked with the Moore County Schools for many years, and was a wonderful mother and homemaker and was a member of New Home Baptist Church in Vass.
She is survived by one daughter, Vickie Hicks and husband, Robert, of Vass; two sons, Gary Cummings and wife, Portia, of Vass, and David Cummings and wife, Wanda, also of Vass; seven grandchildren, Tonya Blue, husband, Lewin, of Vass, Asheley Allred, husband, Richard, of Vass, Jennifer Riley, husband, Zachary, of Southern Pines, Angela Thompson, husband, Kenny, of Vass, Krystal Martin, husband, Matt, of Maryland, Tara Thompson, husband, Scott, of Concord, Alison Black, husband, C. W., of Vass; nine great-grandchildren, Amber and Samantha Allred, Cecilia and Kally Thompson, Haylie Black, David and Sophie Thompson, Kendyl Cole and George Blue.
A visitation will be held at New Home Baptist Church on Sunday, March 27, 2011, from 6 until 8 p.m. and other times at the home, 204 J. Burns Road, Vass, N. C. 28394.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Home Baptist Church, 1000 Lobelia Road, Vass, NC. 28394.
Condolences may be sent to www.coxmemorialfuneralhome.com.
The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory of Vass.