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Eva Nell Summey

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1935 - 2019


Gastonia – Eva Nell Cochran Taylor Summey, 83 gained her Angel wings on April 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Bryson City, NC on August 8, 1935 to the late Dave and Caroline Smith Cochran.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband’s George Taylor and Charles Summey; her siblings, Archie, Jerry and Pat; 

Children, Lonnie, Rabbit, Michael, Carolyn Funderburk and Peanut Bolin;

3 grandchildren; sons-in-laws, Henry Rogers and Ronnie Funderburk, 

daughter-in-law, Delores Taylor. 

Left to cherish her precious memories, her children, Tommy and Dave Taylor (Ann),  Aleta Broyles (Freddy), Jane Rogers and Rose Compton; 17 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 18 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Norma) and Jimmy (Amy) Cochran.

 And her faithful companion dog Odie.

The family received friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Funeral services were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 20th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jimmy Cochran.

Interment followed at Olney Presbyterian Cemetery.

Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenant

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family. 

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315