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James Ronchelle Summerour

1959 - 2020
James Ronchelle Summerour Obituary
James Ronchelle Summerour, age 60, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020.

James was born, August 1, 1959, in Knoxville, Tennessee and was a life long resident.

Graduate from Austin High School where he excelled in basketball and football. He was a employee of Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Preceded in death by parents, James and Bettye Summerour; twin brother, Lance; devoted great aunts, Rosa and Druscilla Minor.

Survived by children, Jameslyn (Robert), Christopher (Erin), James (Tori), Ronald (Stephanie) and Jamelia; sister, Yolanda Pettitt; brother, Eugene Pettitt; grandchildren, Scottlyn, Christopher, Morgan, Jeremiah, Annsley, Elijah, Jameson, D'Mari, Rylan and Rose, numerous cousins and devoted friends to include, Kelvin Looney, Bryan Whaley; Ingrid Porter and Suzy Q.

Family will receive friends, 10:30-11:00 a.m., Saturday; Celebration of Life, 11:00 a.m., Rev. Sanford Miller, Officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to alcohol or drug abuse prevention program of your choice.

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2020
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