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James Lee "Jim" Summers

February 14, 1940 — February 25, 2020

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of James Lee (Jim) Summers, 80 years, of Jet, Oklahoma, is 2:30 pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Jet United Methodist Church, Jet, Oklahoma, with Reverend Kelly Cronkhite officiating. The United States Army will provide military honors. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Friday, February 28th at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans.

Jim was born February 14, 1940 in Vinita, Oklahoma to Alvin Newton (Bud) and Clara Marie (Lay) Summers, and passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Golden Oaks Nursing Home, Enid, Oklahoma. He married the love of his life, Linda Kay (Hatfield) Summers on May 23, 1959 at Prairie Valley United Methodist Church. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last summer surrounded by family and friends. Jim was a retired layman, truck driver, rancher, Hot Rod builder, carpenter-jack of all trades.

Survivors include his wife Linda Kay, of the home; three children, and five grandchildren; son Shon Summers, of Enid, and his son Parker Summers, of Austin, Texas; son Clayton Summers of San Diego, California; daughter, Sue Ann Cronkhite and husband Kelly, of Enid and their children, Kelsi Cronkhite of New York, Kassadi Gabriel and husband Blake, of Boulder, Colorado; Kade Cronkhite of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Kenzi Cronkhite, of Enid, Oklahoma. He also leaves two brothers, Duane Summers and wife Kathy, of Wichita, Kansas; Walter Summers and wife Ellen of Stillwater, Oklahoma; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin (Bud) and Clara Summers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stamp Out Starvation, Cherokee, Okla.; Jet Fire Department; Jet Lions Club, or Jet Swimming Pool with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.

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Friday, February 28, 2020

6:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Jet United Methodist Church

301 3rd Street, Jet, OK 73749

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