PADUCAH, KY - Violet Starr Cummins was born and raised in McCracken County.
She was the daughter of Ben and Monima Starr. Violet was associated with her brother, Brooks Starr, in the management of Golf Pro Shops. She was with the Kentucky Dam Village for ten years. Her brother built and was a Golf Professional at Kentucky Dam Village. Mrs. Cummins was also one of the leading lady golfers of her time, having played golf for more than 80 years.
Mrs. Cummins was a member of the Reidland United Methodist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and a Duchess of Paducah.
Twice widowed, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lucian Cummins; one son, Thomas V. Konkle; her first husband, Henry Vardaman Konkle; her parents and brother. She leaves four granddaughters: Valerie Rowlands, Christie Barker, Kathy Lauve, and Vicki Konkle; four great – grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and one great-great-grandson.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday the 4th of November at Mt. Kenton Cemetery with Rev. David Garrett officiating. Roth Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The family respectfully asks that remembrances made to Mrs. Cummins’ remarkable life be contributed to the Reidland United Methodist Church, located at 5515 Reidland Rd. Paducah, KY 42003.
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