Obituary: Janie Cummins

Janie Cummins was born in Yakima, Washington, daughter to Bill andamp; Grace Cummins and older sister to Susan Tidyman. Janie met her first husband, Jim Cutts, at Central Valley High School in Billings, Montana. Janie and Jim married and had 4 sons in Montana and then moved to Concord, California where they had five daughters. After living in Truckee, California for several years, Jim and Janie divorced and Janie pursued her doctorate degree in law. Janie received her doctorate degree from Monterey College of Law in 1992. Janie worked in many fields over the last 20 years and was always active with organizations who helped other people live fuller lives.Janie was always energetic, compassionate and knew how to make other people feel good about themselves. She was always eager to help with projects and take on causes. She adored her children and grandchildren and her devoted dog, Friday.Janie was in the hospital seeing to a cancer spot on her lungs when she developed complications resulting from the surgery. She fought a hard battle, but her body finally gave up after several days. Janie passed away just as the sun came up surrounded by her loving children on Monday, October 24th.Janie is survived by her sister, Susan Tidyman, son Jason (Julia) Cutts, Jeff (Rhonda) Cutts, daughters Jan (Brian) Cutts-Lloyd, Jennifer (Phil) Graves, Joanna (Travis) Buckmaster, Juliette Cutts, Jessica (Brad Simko) Cutts, daughter-in-law Karla Cutts, grandchildren Jehnie Cutts, Joshua Cutts, Logan Graves, Michael Cutts, Ryan Graves, Abby Cutts, Jimmy Cutts, great-grandchildren Jewelie and Janvi Sehjal and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Janie was preceded in death by her two oldest sons Jim Jr. and Jon.A service was held to celebrate Janieandamp;#8217;s life on Saturday, October 29th, at Grace Baptist Church 460 West Main Street, Suite 108 in Fernley, Nevada.The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a charity of your choice in Janieandamp;#8217;s name.

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