November 5, 1942 - August 31, 2014
Great Falls, SC: Ms. Roger-Lynn Sumner, 71, went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Winnsboro, SC. A graveside service will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Greenlawn Memorial Park(Serenity Gardens), 6601 Winwan Drive, Columbia, SC 29209 with Reverend Todd Horton officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home, Great Falls, SC. Ms. Sumner was born in Chester County SC on November 5, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Gudger W. Sumner and Cecile Brannon Sumner. She was a graduate of Great Falls High School, Winthrop College and The University of South Carolina and a member of Great Falls Presbyterian Church. Ms. Sumner was an accomplished pianist with a beautiful singing voice. Her passion and her gift was teaching school. This gave her the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many. Preceding her retirement, Ms. Sumner chose to teach in inner city schools such as Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC and Savannah, GA where she influenced the life of students and offered them the chance to make a difference in this world. She is survived by one son, Robert J. McCowan, Jr. of Winnsboro, SC; one daughter, Amanda Lynn McCowan-Peavy (Scott) of Blythewood, SC; three grandchildren, Victoria Laine McCowan of Greenville, SC and Gauge Peavy and Colton Newman both of Blythewood, SC and one brother, Doug Sumner of Great Falls, SC. In lieu of flowers and in honor of their mother, the family asks that memorials be made to St. Judes Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.dantzler-bakefuneralhome.com.
Great Falls, SC: Ms. Roger-Lynn Sumner, 71, went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Winnsboro, SC. A graveside service will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Greenlawn Memorial... View Obituary & Service Information
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