Carl C. Summey, 91, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord and his loving wife, Ethel Marie Summey, Saturday evening, September 12, 2009 at the Elizabeth House. A lifelong loving and caring resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Columbus and Frances Fortune Summey. He was also preceded in death by daughters, Evelyn Darity and Katherine Haywood and eight brothers and sisters.
He was a member of St. Paulís Tabernacle AME Zion Church. He was an entrepreneur by nature and was employed by Kimberly-Clark for around 25 years. However, his most important job was to serve his fellow man in the name of his Savior, Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his children, James Summey of Hendersonville, Betty Darity of Charlotte, Jerry Summey of Winston-Salem, Randy Summey and Dennis Summey, both of Hendersonville; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Little; and numerous cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, September 19, 2009 at St. Paulís Tabernacle AME Zion Church with the Rev. Mildred Twitty officiating. Following the service, refreshments will be served by the church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church and also from 7 PM – 9 PM, Friday, September 18, 2009 at the funeral home.
St. Paul’s Tabernacle AME Zion Church - Directions
813 Sixth Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739