She was born April 11, 1919, in Clay County, as the daughter of Roscoe and Bessie Boyd Mercer. She graduated from Van Buren High School. She married Howard Summers Feb. 24, 1940, in Brazil. She was a member of the Lena Good Neighbors Club and the Clay County Extension Homemakers Club. She attended the Lena United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Mable Mercer, her brother Melvin Mercer and sister-in-law Lurene Mercer.
She is survived by her husband Howard Summers, three sons, Eugene Summers and wife Brenda, Reelsville, David Summers and wife Kanene, Lebanon, Ind., and Don Summers of Brazil, grandchildren, Kara Donner, Lebanon, Laura Summers, Reelsville, Kyle Summers and wife Carrie, Noblesville, Gena Brock and husband Adam, Otterbein, Ind., Justin Summers, Tabernash, Colo., Jason Summers, Brazil and Kelsie Summers, Marshall, Ill., three great-grandchildren, one sister, Marjorie Adamson and husband Fred, Brazil, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Sunday and one hour before funeral services at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Kumpf and Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lena United Methodist Church, 10932 S. Lena Road, Brazil, IN 47834.
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