John Matthew Summers

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

JOHN MATTHEW SUMMERS, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born April 19, 1932 in Berryville, Arkansas, a son of James Robert and James Nora Francis (Weirick) Summers. He departed this life Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the age of 82 years.

John was a member of Southern Heights Baptist Church. He loved to go bowling with his grandchildren. He worked as general manager of the Carroll Boone Water District. John proudly served his country in the United States National Guard.

On June 09, 1951, John was united in marriage with Mary Sue (Collins) Summers who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one daughter, Susan Summers and husband Kevin Wolfinbarger; one son, John Stephen Summers and wife Dana Lou of Santa Clarita, CA; four grandchildren, Courtney Dupree of Houma, LA, Nathan Carrico, James McEnaney and Christopher John McEnany all of Fayetteville, AR; two great-grandchildren, Bryan Dupree and Amy Elizabeth Dupree both of Houma, LA; one sister, Jessie Smith and husband Carroll of Harrison, AR; one brother, Tim Summers of Holiday Island, AR; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a host of other family and friends.

John was preceded in death by his parents, James Robert and James Nora Francis Summers; two brothers; and two sisters.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 1st National Bank of Green Forest, Attn: Tiffany Ball, P.O. Box 272, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2014

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