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Mrs. Marian Eva Gibson Sumner of Lumber Bridge passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the FirstHealth Hospice House at the age of 92.
Marian was born in Robeson County on May 27, 1926 to the late Merritt Simpson Gibson and Ethel Deaton Gibson. She was past president of the Ladies Auxiliary at the Lumber Bridge Fire Department and a member of the Lumber Bridge Baptist Church. Marian was a graduate of Flora Macdonald College and worked in Civil Service at Ft. Bragg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney E. Sumner; her granddaughter, Kimberly McMillan Porter; her brother, Jeptha David Gibson; her sisters, Margery Miller, Louise Freeman.
She is survived by her daughters, Faye McMillan of Raeford, Pamela Lewis (Ricky) of Lumber Bridge; her son, John E. Sumner of Las Vegas, NV; her grandchildren, Kristy Newton (David) of Raeford, Sidney Lewis (Christina) of Vass, Richard Lewis of Lumber Bridge, Selena Stoney (Carlton) of Charleston, SC, John Sumner (Rachel) of Summerville, SC, Angela Sumner of Lopez Island, WA; her great grandchildren, Cody Porter (Mary Lou) of Austin, TX, Dylan and Coleton McMillan, both of Raeford, Lizzy and Abbey Newton both Raeford, Sidney, Riley Ann and Sawyer Lewis all of Vass, Addison, Ellison and Piper Stoney all of Charleston, SC, Destiny Underwood and Darius Burris both of Fayetteville; great great grandchildren, Emma and Brodie Porter of Austin, TX; her brother, Merritte Gibson (Sherry) of Carolina Beach; many nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be between the hours of 1pm and 2pm at Crumpler Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Funeral services will begin at 2pm in the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Wayne Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.
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