Russell B Sumner


Russell B Sumner

Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 17 Feb 1971 (aged 65–66)
Enoree, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 157974077 View Source

ENOREE - Russell B. Sumner, 65 of 4 Perry Street, died in a Spartanburg hospital at 11:45 pm Wednesday after a brief illness.

Member of Enoree Baptist Church and Barney Gossett Men's Bible Class; Member of Enoree Masonic Lodge #222; Retired employee of Inman Mills, Ramey Plant- Enoree; Son of the late B.P. and Leila McCravy Sumner.

Surviving: Wife, Mrs. Pearl Waddell Sumner of the home; Sons Ray and Donald of Enoree and Staff Sgt. Robert H. Sumner of Whitman AFB, Missouri; Daughters, Mrs. James Whitmire of Duncan and Mrs C.L. James of Easley; Brother, Jimmy Sumner of Clinton; Sister, Mrs. Eula Mae Rushton of Clinton, Mrs. Mary Brown, Mrs. Ruby Pouwar, Mrs. Frankie Cassels and Mrs. Frances Carr of Columbia and Mrs. Ruth Scher of Washington, DC; eight grandchildren.

Services: 4 pm at Enoree Baptist Church by Revs. Harvey Johnson, and JL Passailaigue and R.L. McGaha; burial at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens with full masonic rites.
Body is at The Lanford-Boyter Mortuary; in church at 3. Pallbearers: Lewis Taylor, Fred Tindall, Rodney Blanton, Hildred Hughes, Hugh McCarley, Jack Owens, Ott Gentry and Charles Lawrence.

Family is at the home of a son Ray, No. 1 Waldrop Street, Enoree.

Source: Spartanburg Journal Herald 2-19-1971 (page 19)

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