Mar. 29, 1909 Thomasville Thomas County Georgia, USA
Jan. 15, 2006 Arkansas, USA
Mrs. Russel Lee Sumner Meares, age 96, of Sarasota, FL (formerly of Polk County, FL) died of heart failure Sunday, January 15, 2006 in Arkansas. She was born in Thomasville, GA on March 29, 1909 and lived in Polk County, FL before moving to Sarasota, FL. She was a homemaker. She was a member of South Sarasota Church of God and Lake Wire Church of God.
Mrs. Meares was preceded in death by her husbands, the Rev. Burle Sumner and Paul S. Meares. She is survived by her son, Ronald J. Sumner, Morrilton, AR; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, January 21, 2006 at Gentry-Morrison Southside Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2006 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lakeland.