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Elmhurst Cemetery

© The Enid News and Eagle
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Teddy Lee Summers

Teddy Lee Summers
 Jan. 30, 1938 ~ Aug. 13, 2012

ENID, Okla. — Teddy Lee Summers of Guymon, passed from this life at 6:21 a.m., on Aug. 13, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas, after fighting a long and courageous battle with heart disease .

The son of W.L. and Juanita Summers, he was born on Jan. 30, 1938, in Ames, Okla. He married Darla Philbrick on July 28, 1956, at the Bethel Hawley Baptist Church in Jefferson, Okla. They moved to the Guymon in 1963 and spent many years farming. Fred enjoyed many hobbies and did them all well. He was a drag racer, dune buggy driver, rock hound, fisherman, hunter, traveler, snowmobiler and the best grandpa in the world. The family is so thankful that Teddy Lee Summers was man enough to need Jesus and know that this world was a temporary home.

Ted leaves behind his wife, life partner and caregiver of 56 years, Darla, of the home in rural Guymon. Their lives were blessed with three daughters, Rhonda and Don January of Enid; Robin Summers and Jimmy Bourgeois of Brownwood, Texas and Roxanne and Michael Peterson of Fort Worth, Texas. He was blessed with six grandchildren, Travis and Sarah January, Bellaire, Kan.; Rochelle and Aaron Napier, Hutchinson, Kan.; Jamye Bowers, Fort Worth, Texas, Tyler January, Brownwood, Texas, Micah Peterson, Fort Worth, Texas and Tim Peterson, Pacific, Mo. He loved his greats, Landon Bowers, Caroline and Mark January, Noah Napier and was excited for the next January-Napier, arriving in January. He is also survived by a brother, Stanley and his wife Jtonne Summers, of Ames, Okla.; two brothers-in-law, Cleo and wife, Billie Philbrick, of Nash, Okla., and R.J. “Shorty” and wife, Barbara Philbrick, of Waukomis, Okla., numerous nieces and nephews, four God-children, Logan, Mason, Michael and Christopher Settle, Eureka, Mo., and his precious “kids” Ms. T and Toby; his “coffee” shop family, and lifelong friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents W.L. and Juanita Summers, a brother, Billy Summers, his parents-in- law Merle and Berniece Philbrick Vance and Clint Vance and a niece, Jo Summers and many special friends and family.

The Summers family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Henson-Novak Funeral Home, 501 NW 5th, Guymon.

Memorial services will take place Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Victory Memorial United Methodist Church in Guymon with the Rev. Gary Holdeman and the Rev. Tom Freeman officiating. Services are under the care of Henson-Novak Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Elmhurst Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, c/o Henson-Novak Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1306, Guymon, OK 73942. Friends may sign the online guest book and send condolences at www.hensonnovak.com.

(Submitted by family) 

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