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Erma Leigh Gilbert Summers
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1921
Honey Grove
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 2012
McAlester
Pittsburg County
Oklahoma, USA

Erma Leigh Summers, 91, of Eufaula, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, in McAlester. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kelley Memorial Chapel with the Rev. J. Ingram officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory. Born June 15, 1921, in Honeygrove, Texas, she was the daughter of Dura Carson and Claudia Bell (Green) Gilbert. She graduated from Foster High School in Oklahoma City. She had three children, whom she supported in all of their activities throughout their school years being active in PTA, Little League and as a scout leader. In 1967, she began working for Sky Chefs at the Oklahoma City airport. In 1979, she married Tommy Summers, a high school classmate, and retired to Lake Eufaula. Together they enjoyed hosting friends and family at their lake home. She became involved in the Eufaula community by volunteering at the Eufaula Hospital Auxiliary for more than 30 years. She was a member of FLEAS and also helped at God's Helping Hands. She volunteered at Eufaula Library and regularly attended Friends of the Library as well. She was a member of Eufaula First Baptist Church and enjoyed her Companion Sunday School Class. Survivors include her son, Randy Sanders and wife, Jennifer, of Oklahoma City, and their children, Tatum Sanders and Tad Sanders, also of Oklahoma City; her daughter, Lynda Alexander and husband, John, of McAlester, their daughter, Stacy and husband, Scott Leming, of Stillwater, and their children, Garrett, Parker and Landra. their son, Marc Alexander and wife, Marie, San Diego, Calif., and their children, Emma and Brody. Also, her daughter-in-law, Glenda Sanders, of Savanna; her son, Brandon Sanders, of McAlester, and his children, Anna and Erin; her son, Tommy Lee Summers and wife, Robin, Irving, Texas; her daughter, Melinda Woodside and Claire, of Edmond, and their sons, Aaron, John and Christian. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Jeff, in 2003, and two sisters, Juanita Kilgore and Billie Robertson. Memorials may be made to Eufaula First Baptist Church or Hospice of McAlester. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dura Carson Gilbert (1892 - 1981)
  Claudia Bell Green Gilbert (1893 - 1988)
 
 Sibling:
  Juanita A Gilbert Kilgore (1916 - 1988)*
  Erma Leigh Gilbert Summers (1921 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Eufaula
McIntosh County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jul 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93623910
Erma Leigh <i>Gilbert</i> Summers
Added by: MillieBelle
 
Erma Leigh <i>Gilbert</i> Summers
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