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Cletho Summerville

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Cletho Summerville, 87, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2004, at 2:50 p.m. at the Lyons Health and Living Center.

Born Feb. 27, 1917 in Daviess County, he was the son of Thomas Franklin and Allie Gertrude (Cox) Summerville.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and a dairy farmer. He also was a member of American Legion Post 479, and the 8th Air Force 305th Bomb Group Memorial Association.

Survivors include two sons, Gilbert Summerville of Linton and Jerry Summerville of Dugger; five grandchildren, Marc and Erica Summerville and Mike, Ellen, and Jessica Summerville; two great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Cooper of Vincennes.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Mae (Mowery) Summerville, whom he married on July 2, 1947, and passed away April 27, 2001; one daughter, Janet Mae Summerville; three sisters, Lois Esgabrook, Lillie Powell, and Garnet Clayton; and three brothers, Arthur and twin brothers Leo and David Summerville.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel. Burial will follow at Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Friday.