The Obituary for Mrs. Mary R. “Sissie” Summers


Mary R. “Sissie” Summers

DECEMBER 13, 1920 ~ JANUARY 5, 2019 (AGE 98)

Mrs. Mary R. “Sissie” Summers, 98 of Decatur, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Riverside in Decatur, Alabama. Mrs. Summers was a long-time resident of Opelika and was retired from the Alabama Department of Revenue. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Opelika, and the Lumpkin Sunday School Class. Mrs. Summers was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, a wonderful sister and friend. She had a great love for Opelika and considered it her “Home”.

Mrs. Summers is predeceased by her husband Charles “Tot” Summers.

Mrs. Summers is survived by her daughter Lyn Grace (Richard) of Decatur, AL; grandchildren: Jeffry Grace (Shannon) of Decatur, AL, Katherine Thompson (Doug) of Birmingham, AL, Caroline Joiner (Donny) Roswell, GA, and Ashley Perry (John) of Birmingham, AL; great grandchildren: Parker and Page Grace, Andrew and Grace Thompson, Millie and Walker Joiner, Ruth and Garlin Perry; sister, Sue McEachern.

A graveside service will be held 2:00pm Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Rosemere Cemetery, Reverend Robin Wilson will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home beginning at 12:30pm until 1:30pm.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.