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Mary C Summers

November 20, 1930 April 12, 2020
Mary C Summers
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Mary Clyde Collier Summers, 89 died on Easter morning, April 12, 2020 at her residence.
Mrs. Summers lived a beautiful Christian life, she loved the Lord, and it always came through in her sweet gentle sprit . She was born November 20, 1930 in the Providence community of Orangeburg County and was the daughter of the late Frederick William and Jessie Dantzler Collier. She attended and graduated from the Providence public schools and Lander College with a BS degree in home economics. She taught home economics in the Elloree public schools for one year and twenty-nine years at Bells High School/Ruffin High School retiring in 1985. In her retirement, she loved spending time with her late husband of sixty-three-years, Johnny Lee Summers, working with her flowers, and cooking. She dearly loved her family and her pride and joy were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was a lifelong active member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday school teacher for adult and children classes, as well as being a member of the Women Missionary Society.
She is survived by her son, J Steve Summers (Amy), Branchville, two daughters Gayle (Steve) McAlhany, Branchville and Paula Elaine Summers, Bowman, three grandchildren, Matthew (Kristi) Summers, Somer Lynne (Ryan) Haigler and Corey (Echo) McAlhany. In addition, she had eight great-grandchildren, Keelie, Kambell and Noah Summers, Barbara, Sarah and Joseph Haigler and Cadence and Rhett McAlhany, in-laws, Curtis and Nona Clark, Bernie and Tee Summers, and Margie Collier. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Donald Collier and Frederick William Collier Jr., a sister Gloria C. Felder, and one daughter in law, Babs Summers.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday April 14, 2020 at 11:00 A.M., at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church cemetery, with Rev Bobby Etheridge and Gabriel Collier officiating, following CDC guidance- Covid-19 rules.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Monthly Meals for Shut-ins, in care of The Branchville United Methodist Church P.O. Box 87, Branchville SC 29432 or Mt. Tabor Cemetery Fund in care of Donna Lucas, 1183 Flatwoods Road, Reevesville, SC 29471.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the Circle of Love caretakers, especially Courtney Williams, Sabrina Grubbs, and Maggie Chavis.

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11:00 AM 4/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery

1425 Mount Tabor Road
Bowman, SC 29018

Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery
1425 Mount Tabor Road Bowman 29018 SC
United States

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