Floyd Beechard Summey
Floyd Beechard Summey, age 75, of the Citico Community, Vonore, passed away suddenly Sunday evening, February 24, 2013, at his home. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962. He worked as a superintendent for many construction companies through the years and retired in 2004 from J.A. Street and Associates. He was a lifelong, avid fox hunter and had many special hunting friends. He was a member of Howard’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church but attended Lakeside Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Doak and Grace Dotson Summey; sister, Gradie Duncan; brothers, Cecil Summey, Doak Summey, Jr., (June), John and Elmer Summey, Winifred Summey (Pat); father-in-law and mother-in-law, Davie and Louie Hitson Tilson. Survivors include loving wife of 48 years, Mary Ann Tilson Summey; daughter and son-in-law, Becki and Doug Patton; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Amy Summey, of Madisonville; cherished grandchildren, Hope West, and husband Josh, of Coker Creek, Chloe Summey, Seth Patton and fiancee’ Elizabeth Phillips, Chase and Dawson Summey, all of Madisonville; cherished great-grandson, Levi West, Coker Creek; loving sister, Gertie Tallent, Vonore; several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be 8 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Ralph Patton, Rev. Larry Walker, Rev. Carl Croft officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Wednesday, Big Toqua Cemetery with full military honors. Family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.