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Hugh "J.R." Summerlin, Jr.

February 20, 1934 — March 22, 2023

Elm City

Hugh "J.R." Summerlin, Jr.

Hugh “J.R.” Summerlin, Jr., 89, of Elm City, died Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Funeral, Saturday, 3:00 PM, Evergreen Memorial Park. Visitation, Friday, 7:00-8:30 PM, Wilson Memorial Service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Webb Summerlin; parents, Hugh and Zelphia Sutton Summerlin; sister, Dorothy Carr; brother, John Summerlin.

Mr. Summerlin is survived by his daughters, Patricia Elmore (Garry) of Elm City and Barbara Gardner (Larry) of Wilson; son, Jerry Summerlin (Wendy) of Elm City; grandchildren, Lisa Ellington (Michael), Chad Summerlin, Collin Summerlin; great-grandchildren, Joshua Ellington, Coleton Ellington, Skylar Summerlin, C. J. Summerlin and Merissa Summerlin; sisters, Ruby Lee Webb of Wilson, Mary Webb of Fountain and Margie Herring of Goldsboro; brothers, Jimmy Hathaway of Fountain and Lewis Hathaway (Darlene) of MD.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Beginning FWB Church, PO Box 1189, Elm City NC 27822.

Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr. N, Wilson NC, 252-237-7171; www.wilsonmemorialservice.com

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Visitation

Friday, March 24, 2023

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Evergreen Memorial Park

2800 Nash St N, Wilson, NC 27896

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