Obituary: Alma Newcomb Rummage

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Alma Newcomb Rummage, 80, of Wartrace, formerly of Murfreesboro, died Sunday evening, Feb. 20, 2011, in Murfreesboro.

Mrs. Rummage was born in Williamson County and was a daughter of the late Robert and Opal Vaughn Newcomb. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Rummage was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Rummage; her twin sister, Alta Emma Laura Chumbley; her brother, Aaron Leon Newcomb; and two grandchildren.

Mrs. Rummage is survived by her daughters, Lavergne (Avery) Hittson of Wartrace, Valrie (W.B.) Stacey of Beech Grove, and Audrey Love (Leon Meeks) of Beech Grove; sons, Ricky (Marsha) Love of Murfreesboro, Clifford (Rosa) Love of La Vergne, and Tony (Sandy) Rummage of Hermitage; sisters, Jean Bosserman of York, Pa., Lorene Ledbetter of Austell, Ga., Estelle (Jim) Henderson of Winchester, Eva Barron of Lewisburg, Catherine (Herb) Stone of Nashville, and Barbara Sandridge of Winchester; brother, Bill (Linda) Newcomb of Murfreesboro; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Chaplin Bob Bush officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery.