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Obit Watt SUMMERS - AWA\ .DEATH OF MR. WATT Funeral Services...
AWA\ .DEATH OF MR. WATT Funeral Services Wednesday After* M. K. noon at 2 O'clock from Concord Chtorch, Loray r-- ffigh Type »f Citizen, Great Church Worker. Mr. J. Watt STimmers died Mon- cay evening at 7:15 o'clock at hi* rome in Concord township, death fol* U wing a brief illness from erysipdft* this and pn:-umonia. Funeral sen-ices tom'jutod Wednesday afternoon at 2 i-'clock from the Concord churcM, uor:ty, by rM Castor, R-v. S. L. ·J"by R- . J. L. Me- Ou'v*-. L..,'cvh. laicr- ' ai.c;;, av : ' ' 'e :-.nd I-'-" 1 v .1 ' -·.. i-~ i · ._ ._ w, :..;, -s .·..--,- ..; :- ,iued by an : u. auiiy 11 ge co.igre^.:tion ol sor- ) '..'h;g '..'.. ids uno came from far ...nd near to do honor to the memory f this trood citizen who waa a "friend '.» r.iai 1 ." The floral tributes were raa- · y ant! very beautiful. .Mr. Su 1 mcrs was an. eider in Con, Con, rd hur-. ;i and the active pall-bear- e:^ at his funeral were onlcers of ·;.«· .hurch. i.s follows: Messrs. J. P. \Vctt, D. B. I.Iorrison, A. W. Steven- i-on, J. L. Harris, J. G. Stevenson and C. A. McLelland. Other officers ol the church were honorary pall* bearers. Mr. Summers, wlio was the yonngw t t of a fainily of 11 sons, was years old. He is survived by his wid- t-v7, tliree sons, Frad., Dent and Wfl- lia.r. Summers, and two daughters, r-i.iry Fiunces and Phyllis SummeK. Sjv brothers also survive. They ar Messrs. Abner Summers, of Plantera- · i!le. Arkansas; Millen Summers, of ."\'ooreoburg. Tennessee; Robert Sam- York City; Charles Summers, Loray; His fa- Neal Summers, of the county; \V. Winn Summers. , age of -Mr. Summers, who was a rural mail carrier at Loray. was efficient r.rd faithful in the performance of eiy duty that came to his hands. a man he was good and true. As -~c-n h, 1 took first rank. As a church 'r.r.r. his place cannot be filled. The untimely passing of Mr. Su»- mers in the prime of his vigonRW manhood is a calamity of the gt«ate*fc magnitude, not only to his fatnfif ,Uit to his church, his school t ommunity. He was a leader amottf twen- men, in whom every one had eontt» guile, · Conger' church worker without a superior or.- a Christian without blemish. He lived the religian he profeaaed, he \i::ting the sick and helping bury the dead. He gave to the point on sacrifice -- gave 'till it hurt. Watt "Summers was Prince in !·» to.rael. He has earned his crown.

Clipped from Statesville Record And Landmark18 Mar 1926, ThuPage 1

Statesville Record And Landmark (Statesville, North Carolina)18 Mar 1926, ThuPage 1
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