Faye G. Sumner

August 19, 2011


AHOSKIE – Faye Gallop Sumner, age 90, of NC 561 E., died Friday, August 19, 2011, at Mountain Ridge Wellness Center in Black Mountain, NC.

Mrs. Sumner was born in Harbinger, Currituck County, NC, on September 4, 1920, a daughter of the late Eddie and Mae Poore Gallop. She was a member of Hickory Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary and was very active until her health failed. Faye worked at Ahoskie Graded School as lunchroom manager, serving in that capacity for 20 years.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Becky Jo Sumner of Black Mountain and Ahoskie. Besides her parents, Mrs. Sumner was predeceased by her husband, McCoy Sumner.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 21, 2011, at Hickory Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Williams and Rev. John Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the home before the service on Sunday. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to Cragmont Assembly, 1233 North Fork Road, Black Mountain, NC, 28711; or to McCoy and Faye Sumner Endowment, Mount Olive College, 634 Henderson Street, Mount Olive, NC, 28365.

Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Sumner family.

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Angela Harmon
12 years ago

Hey Becky Jo and Family;

I just read of the passing of your mother. I lost my mother June 24th. Mrs. Hazel Harmon. I know the pain you are feeling now and the difficulties you experience. I have the greatest memories of spending time with your family at your home and at Hickory Chapel. Please contact me sometime. 704-535-3887. Dad’s number Raleigh Harmon is 252-332-2965. I love you and have so many fond memories of spending time with you, Becky Jo. In Gods love, Angela Harmon

Kim Sumner
12 years ago

So sorry to find out about your mom’s passing. Have just now found out about it. Was just thinking about ya’ll last week. Prayers going out for you at this time.


Genevieve Taylor
12 years ago

Becky Jo,

I am sorry to hear about your mother’s death. Kay Tugwell told me at church today. You have been so dedicated to her during her failing health.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.


Elizabeth Hodges
12 years ago

Becky Jo,

So sorry to hear about your mother. My heart goes out to you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God hold you a little tighter and give you the strength and comfort that you need thru this time. Love you Liz.

Hillary Williams
12 years ago

Ms. Becky Jo,

Just wanted to let you know that we are praying for you during this time. Please let us know if there is anything you need. WE LOVE YOU!!

~Hillary, Jason, and Lisa Williams