Esther Holloway Sumner, 91
by Emanuel County Live | August 26, 2008 12:00 am
Funeral services for Esther Holloway Sumner, age 91, of Swainsboro, were Sunday, August 24th, at 3 p.m. in the Holton’s Chapel Advent Christian Church with Rev. Morris Brantley officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She died Wednesday, August 20, 2008, at Avalon Health and Rehab in Newnan after an extended illness.
Mrs. Sumner was born in Macon, was a homemaker and a member of Holton’s Chapel Advent Christian Church near Covena. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Rodolphus Stewart and Wade Sumner and daughters, Darlene Stewart and Ellen Poole.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, George and Sharon Sumner of Palmetto, Ga.; one granddaughter, Jennifer Sumner of Atlanta; two step-daughters, Matelene Shank of Newport News, VA and Margaret Durden of Savannah; one step-son and step daughter-in-law, Pete and Ann Sumner of Covena; step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Lionel Odom, Tim Garrett, David Thurman, Leonard Bennett Jr., Damon Sumner and Larry Henry.
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors had charge of arrangements.