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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Monday March 26th, 2018
2:00pm - 8:00pm

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Weigel Funeral Home ~ Swanton
Tuesday March 27th, 2018

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Betty L. Sumner

Betty L. Sumner, age 79, of Swanton, Ohio, beloved wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee.  Betty was born December 26, 1938 in Floyd County, Kentucky to Golda Mae (Hicks) and Aaron Shepherd.  She married her loving husband, Clarence "Bud" Sumner on September 4, 1973. 

Betty worked at the Pilliod Cabinet Company for 23 years up until it closed.  She and Bud loved camping and traveling to Blue Grass Festivals.  She enjoyed crocheting, was an avid flower gardener and bird watcher.  She also loved listening to Blue Grass Gospel music and spending time with her family.

She will be greatly missed by her husband of 44 years, Bud; children, Linda "Lyn" (Rick) Gamber, Robert Straw, Lenette "Sami" (Jim) O'Brien, Kandy (Ron) Warner, Linda Wheating, Kenneth "Ken" (Gina) Sumner, Mary (Jim) Stickles, and Lee Ann Rayoum (Charlie Beard); , and Lisa (Rick) Kirk; and Dawna (Scott) Tanner.  She was blessed with a total of 66 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; son, Alvin Straw, daughter, Karen Straw; son-in-law, Bill Sandifer; daughter-in-law, Robin Straw; sister, Loretta Harris; granddaugter, Deanna Rayoum; and step-granddaughter, Vanessa Gamber.

The family will receive friends on Monday, March 26th from 2 to 8 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut Street, Swanton (419.826.2631). Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 27th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Pastor George Shaver officiating. Interment will follow at Swanton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to  the American Cancer Society.

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It's almost been a year without you and it sucks. I love you and miss you so much! You are still my world and I am looking after papa and the familyfor you! Everything I do is for you nana! I am sending you hugs and kisses as well as the rest of the family that you have with you. I LOVE YOU ALL, I MISS YOU ALL ALWAYS!!

Pooh Mar 6 2019 12:00 AM

A Tropical Dish Garden with Fresh Flowers was sent on March 26, 2018

Sami - you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. From everyone here at Glenn Hunter & Associates

Expression of Sympathy Mar 26 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Sumner

Judi Pike Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A Garden Path Vase was sent by The Crosser family on March 24, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A Balance Easel Spray was ordered on March 24, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

One great Lady!!!

Scott Lee Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

An Indoor Garden Basket was sent on March 24, 2018

We love you Lenette and Jim. We are so sorry for your loss and we will pray for you as you go through this time of mourning. Love Mom and Don, and all your O'Brien brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and our families.

Expression of Sympathy Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Sumner

Regina Pike Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A Rays of Summer Sunshine was sent on March 24, 2018

Aunt Betty, You were so dearly loved and will be forever missed. In G-d's loving arms now may you gently rest. Cathy and Marc, Michael and Alicia, Jennifer, Ashwin, and Asha, and Elizabeth

Expression of Sympathy Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

To the lady that was a second mother to me and my family....I loved you for all the life lessons you taught me. I let life get in my way of spending time with you. You were always there when I needed someone. I know you will always be in my heart and my life. Thank you for everything. I will miss you. Fly high with your angel wings and spread your loving smile.

Pam Fahringer Mar 23 2018 12:00 AM

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