October 9, 1931 - February 5, 2022
SUMMERVILLE, Dea. Raymond- Age 90, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022, at his residence. Family Hour 1:30 PM Thursday, February 17, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 2:00 PM. Pastor Brian Grundy, officiating. Interment Lovedale Memorial Cemetery, 5175 E. Bristol Rd., Burton, MI. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home 1:30 PM Thursday. Dea. Summerville will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home and may be viewed from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wednesday.Deacon Raymond Summerville was born October 9, 1931 in Malvern, Arkansas, the son of William and Jamie (Smith) Summerville. Raymond attended Ypsilanti, Michigan and Malvern, Arkansas Public School Systems where he graduated in 1948. As a teenager he was very creative and learned to play the piano and sew. Raymond was very gifted in these areas and used these gifts to bless others. Deacon Summerville was saved and accepted the Lord at a young age under the guidance of Brother Dag Sanders.In 1951, Deacon Summerville met and married Hester Lee (Marshall) Summerville in Malvern, AR. From this union they were blessed with nine children, six boys and three girls. In 1953, Deacon and Mother Summerville moved to Flint, Michigan where they joined the ministry of Greater New Bethel Church Of God In Christ under the leadership of Pastor Cludges and Mother Beatrice Hill. He worked very hard in the ministry for over 60 years as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent, Store Manager and most notably as Organist. Deacon Summerville was employed and retired from Flint Truck & Bus, a division of General Motors Corporation. Deacon Raymond Summerville leaves to cherish his memory: 3 daughters and 6 sons, Elder & Mrs. Gerald and Keiko Summerville, Elder & Evangelist Kevin and Lavonda Myers, all of Harrisburg, PA, Pastors Charles and Karen Summerville of Flint, C. Rene Summerville of Harrisburg, PA, Mr. Duane (Barbara deceased) Summerville of Flint, Rhonda L. Summerville of Harrisburg, PA, Mr.& Mrs. Gregory and Bridget Summerville of Flint, Mr. Bertrand Summerville of Altoona, PA and Mr. & Mrs. Donald and Stevie Summerville of Altoona, PA; 28 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Willie B. Booth; brother-in-law, Rev. Truman Marshall; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Deacon Summerville was preceded in death by his wife, Hester L. Summerville; daughter-in-law, Barbara Summerville; granddaughters, June Summerville and Deanna Summerville; parents, William and Jamie Summerville; sisters, Ester Savage, Ruby Reid, Mamie Mitts, Mary Mayberry and Tiney Geneva Ellis; brothers, Willie, Fred and Lee Ollie Summerville.
SUMMERVILLE, Dea. Raymond- Age 90, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022, at his residence. Family Hour 1:30 PM Thursday, February 17, 2022, from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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