Carlos Sumner, Sr

Born: Sat., May 14, 1932
Died: Thu., Nov. 26, 2009

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Elzie Carlos Sumner, Sr., age 77, of Greensboro, GA, died on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at Rockdale Medical Center in Conyers, GA. Son of the late Walter E. Sumner and Winnie Mae Jordan Sumner, Carlos was born on May 14, 1932 in Tift County. He graduated from Chula High School and attended Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College (ABAC). During his working career he was employed by Kimberly Clark, Georgia Kraft, Dairymen Incorporated and Firestone. His wife, Patty Nell Doss Sumner, preceded him in death in June of 1997. He was a member of the American Legion in Stockbridge, GA.

Carlos is survived by two daughters, Anna Sumner Hopkins and husband Wayne of Union Point, GA and Gayle Sumner MacAllister and husband John of Conyers, GA; a son, Carl Sumner, Jr. and wife Cindy of Greensboro, GA; two brothers, Harold Sumner of Chula, GA and Bob Sumner of Ashburn, GA; seven grandchildren, Beth Sellers Patrick and husband Jeff, Lindsay Sumner, Clark MacAllister, Cole Sumner, and wife Loni, Claire MacAllister, Rebecca Sumner and Spencer Sumner; two great grandchildren, Heather Patrick and Breanna Patrick; and a number of other friends and relatives.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Robert Robinson officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to the Greene County Senior Center, 1031 Apalachee Avenue, Greensboro, GA 30642 or to Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Cathy D. Smith
   Posted Fri November 27, 2009
Anna,you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Cathy

   Posted Fri November 27, 2009
Anna, so very sorry to hear of your Father's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Janice Campbell
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
I am so sorry to learn of the death of Carlos.We worked together at Dairyman Inc. in Eatonton and I enjoyed being around him.

Linda Stephens
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
Anna and Family: So sorry to hear of your Father's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Linda Stephens

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
With Deepest Sympathy.

Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
Anna,Carl,Beth, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are as always in our thoughts and prayers,especially during this time. Mr. Carl was quite a unique individual, we will always have fond memories of him. Please know we always here if you need anything. Love, Eddie & Tina

Brian and Pam Vaughn
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
Anna, Brian and I are so sorry to hear about your Dad. Just trust in our Heavenly Father for your strength. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Brian and Pam Vaughn

Shirley and Emmett Caldwell
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
The Sumner Family: Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days to come.

Greene County Senior Center
   Posted Sat November 28, 2009
Our deepest sympathy to the family. Mr. Carlos was a dedicated supporter and council member to the Senior Center and he will be greatly missed. God Bless each of you.

Ashley Davis Waldrep
   Posted Sun November 29, 2009
Dearest Family, I am very soory for your loss. Remember to turn to the Lord and he will give you what you need to make it through this tough time of sorrow. You all will be in my prayers.

   Posted Mon November 30, 2009

Jan Hallman
   Posted Mon November 30, 2009
Carl and Cindy, So sorry to hear about Carlos. Our deepest sympathies with you and your family. Jan and David Hallman, Josh and Robert

Maner and Marjorie Ellenberg
   Posted Thu December 03, 2009
We were saddened to hear the news about the passing of Mr. Carlos. You are such a wonderful, kind family. You shall be in our thoughts and prayers. Maner and Marjorie

Laura Allen Moody
   Posted Mon December 14, 2009
Dear Anna and family and Carl and family: I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Carlos.He will truely be missed around the office. He loved to come visit us and bring us fruit. Your family is in my prayers.