Published Thursday, September 27, 2012

Mrs. Julia Bridges Summer

Mrs. Julia Bridges Summer, age 82, of Newnan, GA, gently passed into the arms of her Lord in the early morning hours of Sept. 25, 2012.

Julia was a native of Coweta County and was born Jan. 17, 1930, and was the only child of the late Thomas Gordon and Ella Maude Smith Bridges. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Mike Summer.

She and her family were mainstays in the Welcome community. At the time of her death, she had been a member of her beloved Providence Baptist Church for 69 years. Prior to her retirement, she had worked in the administrative office at O.P. Evans Middle School. Mrs. Summer is survived by her husband, Donald B. Summer; her children, Jeff Summer and his wife Letitia, Tommy Summer and his wife Robin. Also surviving are her daughter-in-law, Linda Summer; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements are by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson Street, Newnan. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening between 6 and 8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Friday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. Reverend Ken Norton and Reverend Searcy Jackson will officiate. Interment will be in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Summer’s memory to The Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Trust, 918 Providence Church Road, Newnan, GA 30263.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mckoon.com .

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