August 16, 1950 ~ March 1, 2019
Todd Tamara Cummins "Tammy", 68, passed away on March 1, 2019 surrounded by love. Tammy was a devoted partner, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her sister, Shawn Long. Tammy is survived by her loving partner of 32 years, Cathy Rust; children, James Martin (Hillary), Robert Martin, and Bryan Rust (Julie); granddaughter, Scarlett; mother Ula Hornikel; sister Samara Cummins; Cathy's sister, Lisa and Karl; niece Dawn;nephews, Blake, Jake and John; and many adoring friends of 50+ years. Tammy was born in the Naval hospital in Virginia, raised in Miami, FL, and ended her life in Atlanta, GA. Tammy attended Shanndore Elementary and Miami High School from 1967 through 1969. Tammy was a graduate of the University of Florida (Go Gators), obtaining a Bachelor's degree in both psychology and math. Tammy became a nurse in 1991, attending Miami Dade Community College. Tammy was a dedicated nurse, working as a preceptor. Tammy loved being a nurse and worked until the end. Her passion in life was nursing and her gift to all. Cancer may have ended her life, but Tammy will always be remembered for her beautiful spirit, smile and her giving, gentle kind ways. A memorial service will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2 pm at Wages & Sons Funeral Home at 1040 Main Street Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083.