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1934 Doris 2020

Doris Summitt

July 20, 1934 — January 13, 2020

Born in Garfield, KY on July 20, 1934 Departed on January 13, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN Visitation: Hendersonville Funeral Home Room: StateroomThursday January 16, 2020 5:00pm to 8:00pmGraveside Service: Garfield CemeteryFriday January 17, 2020 11:00am to 12:00pm

Mrs. Doris E. Summitt age 85 of Hendersonville, TN. passed away on Monday January 13th 2020. A graveside service for Doris will be held on Friday January 17th at 11:00AM at Garfield Cemetery in Garfield Ky. The family will receive visitors at Hendersonville Funeral Home on Thursday January 16th from 5:00PM - 8:00PM.

Doris leaves behind a loving legacy. She was born in Garfield Kentucky on a small farm. In life she was known by many as Dottie, she never met a stranger. She loved flowers and gardening and watching birds. She married Donald J. Summitt in September of 1954. They would go on to spend the next 65 years together.

Doris is preceded in death by her father Enos Bruner, mother Mary Haynes, brother William E. Bruner, brother Tom Bruner and sister Jean Bruner Davis.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years Donald J. Summit. Her son Steve & (Diane) Summitt. Brother Robert E. Bruner as well as numerous nieces & nephews.

Doris was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend to all. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Flowers are accepted. Alternatively memorial contributions can be made in Doris' honor to St. Judes Children's Hospital. These donations can be made at

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