Charlie Mae Sumbry was born August 9, 1930 in Russel County, Alabama to the late Nettie Mae (Kelly) Wright and James Wright. On July 28, 2017; she made her transition to eternal life. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age, served her church faithfully until the onset of illness. She leaves to mourn, her sons, Patrick, Lebon, and Nathaniel Sumbry, of Gary, Indiana. Daughters, Veronica Hudson of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Sherry Cole of Gary, Indiana. Brother, Mckinley (Charline) Wright of Gary, In. Sisters, Bernice Jackson of Massachusetts, Myrtis Maddox of California, Julia Ashmore of Georgia, eleven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives, and friends. Visitation Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9:30a.m. -1:30p.m with family hour from 12:30p.m. to 1:30p.m. with funeral services to follow at 1:30p.m. all services at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church 977 Chase Street Gary, IN. Rev Charles Adams Jr. Officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park
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Published in Post-Tribune on Aug. 2, 2017.