Madelyn Summers, age 93, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 19, 2012, with family by her side. She was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Pennsboro, W.Va. She graduated with a degree from Oklahoma A&M, was ahead of her time being the highest paid female at Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill running the child care facility, and founded Chastain Arts Center in Atlanta. We will remember her for her quick wit, determination, creative mind, and most importantly her big heart. She was always thinking of others, even in her last moments with us, and she will be greatly missed.
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She is survived by her niece, Belinda Swift of Cumming; two nephews, Richard Summers of Canton, Michael Summers of Cumming; grandniece, Stacey Swift of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two grandnephews, Austin Swift of Dodge City, Kan., Joseph Summers of Knoxville, Tenn.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home with the Rev. Stacey Hanson officiating. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery in Roswell. A viewing will be held Friday, April 20, from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. and Sunday, April 22, from noon until the hour of the service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 20 to Apr. 23, 2012