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Mary Elizabeth "Beth" (Peterson) Sumner

March 24, 1961 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 58)


Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Sumner, age 58, of Broxton, Georgia passed away on Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA. Mrs. Sumner was born on March 24, 1961 in Douglas, Georgia the daughter of the late Thomas Daniel Peterson and Nadine Walker Peterson.

Beth was a retired RN, MSN at Coffee Regional Medical Center after thirty-four years and was a member of Covenant Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an Aunt, Anna Jane Walker Smith.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Daniel Sumner of Broxton, GA; two daughters, Elizabeth Danielle Sumner of Broxton, GA and AnnaMarie Nadine Sumner of Broxton, GA; two brothers, Wayne Peterson of Broxton, GA and Tommy Peterson of New York, NY; mother & father-in-law, Walter & Janice Sumner of Fitzgerald, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 10, 2019 at 1:00pm at Covenant Church with Rev’s. Gregory and Jackie Pope officiating. Beth will lay-in-state from 12 noon until 1pm prior to the service. Interment will follow at Broxton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6pm until 9pm at Covenant Church.  

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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August 9, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Covenant Church
3255 Hwy 441 S.
Douglas, GA 31533

Funeral Service
August 10, 2019

1:00 PM
Covenant Church
3255 Hwy 441 S.
Douglas, GA 31533

August 10, 2019

Broxton City Cemetery
729 George Deen Rd
Broxton, GA 31519

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