April 25, 1942 - November 6, 2019
Mrs. Edna Lorine “Rine” Summers began life’s journey April 25, 1942 born to the late William “Hopper” and Lessie Merriweather. She was the eldest of her siblings. Also preceded in death by her paternal father Author Allen McGee. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Blairs Chapel C.M.E. Church. She remained a faithful member until she relocated to New York. She attended Madison County Schools and a member of the West High Basketball Team. An avid basketball player helping lead the Tigers to several victories. In 1960 she met and married William “Bill” Summers and moved to New York. She was a successful entrepreneur. She attended and received a degree from Apex Beauty School. Later she opened Edna’s Beauty Time which she owned and operated for years. She has several hobbies, however crocheting and baking were her passion. She was well known for her homemade carrot cake. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: William “Bill” Summers; four brothers: Elder William “Odell” Merriweather, James McGee, Ricky McGee, Michael McGee and Jerry Buford. She leaves to cherish her memory one daughter: Loria (Leroy) Mayers; one son: Quenton C. (Alexandra) Summers; seven sisters: Robbie Parham, Dorothy Burston, Mary Banks, Martha Maholmes, Eva Poe, Donna (Greg) Williamson and Connie (Alfonzo) Remsey. Three brothers: Jimmy Merriweather, Clifford (Vera) Merriweather and Willie McGee. She was affectionally known by her grandchildren by “Granny”, seven grandchildren: Melissa, Douglas, Tyliah (Leisade) Summers, Leroy Mayers, Alicia Mayers, Royale Young and Destin Rice; four great-grandchildren: Jade Summers, Faith Summers, Mahogany Summers and Jerimah Mayers. Four sisters-in-law: Pearl Summers, Dorothy Summers and Willie Mae Summers and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mrs. Edna Lorine “Rine” Summers began life’s journey April 25, 1942 born to the late William “Hopper” and Lessie Merriweather. She was the eldest of her siblings. Also preceded in death by her paternal father Author... View Obituary & Service Information
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