Carol J. Summers

April 13, 1941 ‒ March 08, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Carol J. Summers, 77, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday morning, March 8, 2019 at the Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on April 13, 1941 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Frank and Esther (Hanby) Summers.

Carol was a 1959 graduate of Parkersburg High School.  She retired from ODOT in Jacksontown where she was an Administrative Assistant.  She was a Baptist by faith and enjoyed singing the gospel hymns.  Carol greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Carol is survived by her children, Terry (Thomas) Pemrick of Rose Hill, KS, Judy (Douglas) Henwood of Howard and Barbara (Rod) Fry of Perrysville; 6 grandsons and 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Betty (Ron) Hempfield and Shirley Johnson of Mount Vernon; brother, Delbert (Karen) Summers of Myrtle Beach, SC; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her sister, Dorthy Goff; and brothers, Bob and Hollis Summers.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215.

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  • Judy and Family so sorry for your loss We will be praying for your families.
    John 16:22
    “Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

  • Terry, Judy and Barb,
    So sorry to hear of Aunt Carols passing. So many great memories of growing up around the family.
    Be assured she is in a better place and rejoicing. I will be thinking of you all. Prayers for all.

    Love you all,
    Doug & Judy Summers