Eva Lucille Summers
Funeral services for Eva Lucille Summers, 84, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 23, 2021 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Summers passed away January 17, 2021.
She was born May 14, 1936, at Nettleton, Arkansas, to Hubert Franklin Shannon and Mary Etta (Pendergrass) Shannon. She was married to Norman Glynn Taylor March 28, 1953 in New Buffalo, Michigan. She was married to Eldon Ray (Buddy) Summers January 31, 1959 in West Plains, Missouri. Mrs. Summers was a member of the Elk Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church in West Plains, Missouri where she served as an Elder. She worked at International Shoe Company for 20 plus years. She had many hobbies which include painting, quilting, gardening, traveling, entertaining family and friends and helping her husband on the family farm.
She is survived by three children, Donna Jeffus and husband, Charles, Camden, Arkansas, Tracy Jones and husband, Rick West Plains, Missouri and Randall Gene Summers, West Plains, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Jason Brian Koonce and wife, Lori, Pineville, Missouri, Robert Shawn Blackburn (Crystal), Camden, Arkansas, Aaron Kennedy, Springfield, Missouri, Krista Ousley and husband, Jeremiah, West Plains, Missouri, Megan (Dwayne Gallagher Jr), Ian Summers, Caleb Summers all of Camden, Arkansas, Rachel (Cody Ratton), Chidester, Arkansas and Alexis Jones, Springfield, Missouri; nine great-grandchildren, Abby Patterson and husband, Matthew, Bryant, Arkansas, Alexander Blackburn, Esther Blackburn, Michael Biggers, Wesley McDivitt, Aidan Gallagher all of Camden, Arkansas, Heartlee Ratton,, Chidester Arkansas, Lindsey Busby and Hailey Busby, Centerton, Arkansas; two great-great-grandchildren, Rowan Patterson, Bryant, Arkansas and Wyatt Robbins, Centerton, Arkansas; one brother, Harold Franklin Shannon and wife, Anna Faye, Henderson, Arkansas; and many nieces, nephews and cousins that she loved so dearly.
Her parents, husbands, one daughter-in-law, Jeanne (Click) Summers and two sisters, Christine Howard and Illa Faye (Mize) Hicks preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m., Saturday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Howell Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideon Bible Society and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.