Hattie T. (Turner) SummersJanuary 13, 1935 ~ May 31, 2017 (age 82)
Hattie T. Summers, 82, of Jacksonville, NC entered into eternal rest May 31, 2017 at her residence. Funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Marshall Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with interment following at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
Hattie loved to cook, especially for her family. Growing up in a family of exceptional southern cooks, she honed her culinary skills through research and practice. At family gatherings, everyone wanted to know if she was making macaroni and cheese. It was well known and often requested by both family and friends.
She was preceded in death by father, Russell Turner; mother Dorothy Booker Turner; sister Mary Jones; brothers Willard Turner, Robert Turner, Russell Turner, and Walter Turner; Sisters-in-law Thelma Spells, Essie Crew, and Elizabeth Little.
She leaves to cherish her memory, husband, Benjamin Summers Jr. of the home; son, Russell A. Summers of Jacksonville, NC; daughters, Janet Summers-Rountree of Upper Marlboro, MD; Julie M. Summers of Jacksonville, NC; brother, Norman Turner of Appomattox, VA; sisters, Joan Turner McCoy of Upper Marlboro, MD, Barbara Turner of Appomattox, VA; grand-daughter, Jadyn Ballard of Jacksonville, NC; grandsons, Alex Ballard of Hyattsville, MD, Walter Rountree, Jr. of Portsmouth, VA; Aunt Lucille Lambert of Stamford, CT; sister-in-law Ruby Simpkins (Edward) of Philadelphia, PA; brothers-in-law, Eugene of Philadelphia, PA; Clarence (Doretha) of Philadelphia, PA; Rodger (Pamela) of Whitman, MA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 10:00am to 11:30am Monday, June 5, 2017 at the church.