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Mary Summers

Mary Summers, 76, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Thursday, February 8, 2024, at her home.

She was of the Church of God faith. She loved the beach, her children and her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Reuben Summers; life partner, Boss Keener; parents, Sarah Summers and Buster Neeley; sisters, Liz Summers and Helen Brock; brothers, Sam Neeley, Carl Keener and Larry Keener; and grandson, Spencer Whelan.

She is survived by her children, Kenny Summers of Pikeville, Sarah Summers of Pikeville, Liz (James) Ellis of Greeneville, Tennessee and Waylon Keener of Pikeville; grandchildren, Madison Keener, Kendra (Steven) Crawley, Lakeshia Summers, Jacob Summers, Jonah Summers and Patience (Dault) Meloncon; great-grandchildren, Kynlee Canelli, Ava Wilson, Alisha Wilson, Paizley Meloncon, Porter Meloncon and Kayden Summers; brother, Eb (Pam) Neeley of Whitwell, Tennessee, Jimmy (Bonnie) Keener of Palmer, Tennessee, Glen Keener of Annison, Alabma and Charles Neeley of Dunlap, Tennessee; a host of nieces and nephews; and special friend, Betty Jo Johnson of Crossville, Tennessee.

Services were held Sunday, February 11, at 2:00 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Eb Neeley officiating. Burial was in Keener Hill Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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