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Darthy Mae Summersett: Whiteville

1926 – 2018

     Darthy Mae Summersett of Whiteville went to be with her Lord on Wednesday evening, May 16, in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House in Whiteville.  She was 91.

     Born Nov. 19, 1926 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late William Noah Hardwick and Annie Ronnie Russ Hardwick and the widow of James Eli Hardee and Homer Lee Summersett.

     She was a long time member of Poley Bridge Missionary Baptist Church.  and was a retired employee of Roses Department Store.

     She is survived by one daughter, Linda Carol Prince of Whiteville; one son, Lee Summersett of Lumberton; one step daughter, Sylvia Ann Hobbs; and two grandchildren; three great grandsons; two step grandchildren; and six step great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by one infant son, Bruce Garry Hardee; four brothers, Darcy Hardwick, George Orby Hardwick, Elbert Ray Hardwick, Clarence Hardwick; four sisters, Mable Johnson, Inez Stewart, Aline Evans, Juanita Sasser.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, in the Poley Bridge Baptist Church in Nakina, conducted by Rev. Glenn Lane and Rev. Ricky Parker, burial following in McKeithan Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church.

     In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Angel House, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472 or the Poley Bridge Baptist Church, 124 Poley Bridge Church Rd., Nakina, NC 28455.

     A guest register is available here.