Mrs. Genevieve Summers Buie Nelson, 94, of Lake City died Saturday, November 05, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness. Born on December 22, 1916 to the late Mattie "Patsy" and Samuel D. Summers, Mrs. Nelson had been a resident of Lake City for her entire life. She graduated from Columbia High School Class of 1934, and attended Florida State College for Women where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. Mrs. Nelson was an active member of First United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Past-President of Lake City Woman's Club, and was a Director of Columbia Bank for more than 30 years. She was preceded in death by her brother, Powell Summers, and husbands, G.A. Buie, Jr., Clifton Howell, and Curt Nelson.
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Mrs. Nelson is survived by her daughter, Betty Pat (Tommy) Witt, Lake City; son, Archie (Carolyn) Buie, Lakeland; three granddaughters, Gigi (Troy) Register, and Patti (Darin)
Summerlin, both of Lake City, and Maribeth Buie of Orlando; grandson, Ben (Karen) Buie of Lakeland; five great-grandchildren, Witt Register, Callahan Register, Buie Summerlin, Wittleigh Summerlin, and Rema Summerlin, all of Lake City; special caregivers, Louise Perry, Tracey Young, Patty Moore, Sereta Butler, Jennifer Pierce, Florine Shonk, Angela Hutson.
Funeral services for Mrs. Nelson will be conducted on Tuesday, November, 8, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. in the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Jeff Tate, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Monday evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to First United Methodist Church, 973 South Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32025. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South Highway 441, Lake City. (386) 752-1954.Please sign the guest book at www.gatewayforestlawn.com
Published in Lake City Reporter on Nov. 8, 2011