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1942 James 2020

James Summers

October 8, 1942 — October 4, 2020

Born in Nashville, TN on October 8, 1942 Departed on October 4, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN Gathering of Family & Friends: Hendersonville Funeral HomeWednesday October 7, 2020 4:00pm to 8:00pmThursday October 8, 2020 12:00pm to 1:00pmA Celebration of Life: Hendersonville Funeral HomeThursday October 8, 2020 1:00pm to 2:00pmInterment: Hendersonville Memory GardensThursday October 8, 2020 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Mr. James Edward Summers age 77, of Hendersonville, TN, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Mr. Summers was born in Nashville, TN, on October 8, 1942, the son of the late James Elam Summers and Alma Louise Winters Summers. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church for thirty-four years where he served on the bus ministry and nursey for many years. Mr. Summers retired from the State of TN after forty-two years of service as a bridge designer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Mr. Summers had a great sense of humor and loved to laugh. In addition to his parents, Mr. Summers was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Summers.

Survivors include his wife, Janie Lawson Summers, to whom he was married on July 4, 1983; three nephews, Kevin Old, Steven Old, and Chris Lawson; and two nieces, Lori Rainey and Melissa Macyauski.

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 1:00 P.M., Hendersonville Funeral Home.

Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and Thursday from noon until the service hour at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Bible Baptist Church, General Fund 260 New Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075 or Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Fisheries Division.

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