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Margie Rose Collier Summers

Margie Rose Collier Summers beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother passed away at the age of 97 on November 1, 2014 at Erlanger-Bledsoe Hospital. She was born January 15, 1917 to the late Jack and Emma Collier.

She was a member and attended the Sequatchie Valley church of Christ. Some of her favorite pastimes were spent reading and talking about history. She was a diehard Braves and Peyton Manning fan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Summers; daughter, Lafayta Campbell; son, Charles R. Summers; grandson, Charles Joe Summers; and two sons-in-law, Norman “Nub” Campbell and Roger Reece.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her five daughters, Bobbie (Grady) Ewton, Emma (John) Boynton, Betty (Eddie) Curtis, Linda (James) Henry, and Brenda Reece, all of Pikeville. Mrs. Summers also left behind 25 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Evalene and Gladys Summers; several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Rachel McMillen, Aline Bickford, David Barker, and Thelma Blaylock.

A Celebration of Margie’s Life was held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, November 4, at 1:00 p.m. with Min. Paul Cagle and Min. Wesley Garland officiating. Burial was in the Pikeville City Cemetery. Her grandsons, Jerry, Greg, Randall, Michael, Ed and Larry Summers, Don Edward Miller, Mitch and Michael Campbell, Bryan Ewton, John and Carl Boynton, Adam Henry, and Brad and Eric Reece all served as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Pikeville Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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