DISCLAIMER:I DO NOT (repeat - DO NOT) RESEARCH THE SUMNERS SURNAME.THIS POSTING IS MADE FOR THE BENEFIT OF FUTURE GENEALOGICAL RESEARCHERS.
A complete obituary may be obtained from the LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL, P.O.Box 1792, Longview, TX 75606.It appeared on September 10, 2010.
Emmett Rolen Sumners was born on 1 Aug 1936 to Rolen and Sudie Sumners in Brownfield, TX.He died 3 Sept 2010 in Joplin, Missouri and was buried at the Veal Switch Cemetery in Hughes Springs, Texas.He was a trucker by trade.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, two brothers, wife Patricia Ann and sons Dallas Linn and Denny Ray Sumners.
Survivors include: sons- Greg Sumners & Delbert "Snuffy" Sumners of Joslin, MO; daughters- Terra Jo Sumners of Daingerfield, TX and Sultana & husband Joe Groce of Joplin; MO; daughter-in-laws- Natalie Rae Sumners of Joplin, MO and; Marlene Sumners of Jenkins, TX; seven grandchildren and various great-grandchildren.
If you are a genealogical researcher, do someone else a favor.Go to the obituaries in your local newspaper.Find someone who was born in one state and died in another and possibly lived in another.Post an abbreviated obituary (such as I have done here) and let the reader know the name and address of the newspaper you got it out of and the date it appeared in the newspaper.Genealogical research is all about sharing.