10/21/16 - NNHS Newsletter - Vollis Summerlin

Vollis Eugene Summerlin, Sr.
(d. 19 Oct 2016)

May his memory be eternal.

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   There is more sad news today.
Vollis Summerlin, husband of Joanne Welstead Summerlin (Hampton HS / NNHS - '59) of VA, passed away at the age of 81 in Hampton, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. He was the brother of Gail Summerlin Gunter (Kecoughtan HS - '68), and the brother-in-law of Jay Gunter (Ferguson HS - '66) of VA.


From the Daily Press - 10/21/16:

              Vollis Eugene Summerlin, Sr.

 

 

HAMPTON - Vollis Eugene Summerlin Sr., 81, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.

Born in Johnston County, NC he was a Peninsula resident for many years before moving to Omaha, Nebraska. He and his wife, Joanne Welstead Summerlin, recently returned to the Peninsula.

Vollis served in the US Air Force, worked as a banker and most recently property management before retiring.

Mr. Summerlin is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joanne Welstead Summerlin, children, Bonnie Adams and husband Ari, Gene Summerlin and wife Terri; grandchildren, Megan and Landon Luchtel, Trey and Sam Summerlin, Caitlin Summerlin, and Micah Summerlin; great-grandchildren, Laken and Lane Grace Luchtel.

 

 
 

 


He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Reba Hayes, Jack and Janice Summerlin, Ron and Marlene Summerlin, Verla and Jimmy Jones and Gail and Jay Gunter.

His many other family members include Wanda and John Burgamy, and Yvonne and Bernie Hodges, Joel Summerlin and family, Sherrie and Joe Bellmore and family, Barb and Charlie Lito and family, Scott Jones, David Jones, Tommy and Patrice Gunter and family, Tammy and Kevin Steller, Thomas and Michael Schmid, and Michelle Lubash.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2016 at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home by Father John Cox.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday prior to the service from 2-3 pm. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.

Published in the Daily Press on October 21, 2016.
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October 21, 2016
 
My condolences to the family. I worked with Vollis at United Virginia Bank, circa 1972-75. We shared many good times. He was my first real mentor and taught me the workings of consumer credit. We financed a few. We repossessed a few. We worked hard and always tried to do it right. Joe Philpott

Joe Philpott

- Joe Philpott, Martinsville, Virginia
 


October 22, 2016

To Reba and family. My sincere condolences to each of you of the passing of Vollis. Marie Crump

~ Marie Crump, Hampton, Virginia
 

 
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Our most sincere condolences to all the family--to Joann and Bonnie and Gene and their families and to Reba, Ron, Jack, Verla and Gail and all their families. Our prayers are with you now and in the days ahead. From a Summerlin cousin.

~ Kathy and Gary Anthony, Kenly, North Carolina

 
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  Our deepest sympathies are extended to Mr. Summerlin's family and friends at this difficult time.


  Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol

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Trisagion Hymn

Words and Music Traditional
 

Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.
Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.
Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.
Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit; now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.


"Trisagion Hymn" lyrics courtesy of http://myocn.net/daily-devotion-january-23-holy-god-holy-mighty-holy-immortal-have-mercy-on-us/ - 10/23/16 (sic)

Image of Old Testament Trinity icon by Andrey Rublev, c. 1400 (Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow) courtesy of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisagion 01/27/05

Animated USAF Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03    

Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Thanks, Steve!

Gold Leaf Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html  - 01/05/06

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