Merced Sun Star, Merced, Ca., Thursday, April 28, 1955, page 3.

Obituaries

Charles L. Summers

Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Ivers and Alcorn Mission Chapel for Charles Lafayette Summers, 74, of Delhi.

Summers died Tuesday afternoon in a Merced hospital of natural causes after an extended illness.

He was born in West Virginia on Jan. 11, 1881, and was a member of the Church of Christ.
His wife, the late Carrie E. Summers, preceded him in death on April 26, 1949.

Surviving are three daughters Bonna E. Jones of San Bernardino, Nellie Hamilton of Santa Ana, and Abbie Hunts of Delhi; a son, Charles D. Summers of Salem Ore.; two brothers, Ben Summers and Ernest Summers of Parkersburg, W.Va.; a sister, Mrs. Alice Fortner of Parkersburg; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.