Garnett Summers, age 99, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He was a WWII Army Veteran and retired from Kerns Bakery after 25 years. Preceded in death by Wife, Lorene Summers; Second Wife, Nan Hicks Summers; Daughter, Joyce Vincent; Parents, Tandy and Elva Lamb Summers; Brothers, Arthur, Edward, and Floyd Summers; Sister, Opal Tuttle.


Daughter: Garnetta and Husband Dennis Henegar

Grandchildren: Heather Heatherly, Denise Ivey and Jackie Gipson

Great Grandchildren: Lauren Heatherly, Rachel Heatherly, Kelsey Ivey, Sawyer Gipson

A host of special nieces and nephews

Prayer Service 2:30 PM Tuesday at Cross Smith Chapel with Interment to follow at Campbell Memorial Gardens

After interment the family would like to invite everyone to the New Horizon Baptist Church Life Center for a meal and a time of fellowship

Rev. Chris Thomas and Rev. Cotton Pitman officiating

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in LaFollette.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

One Reply to “Garnett Summers, age 99, of La Follette”

  1. So sorry for your loss. I sat and talked with him on several occasions in the past down at Walmart.

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