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Willie Elmore ("Jingle Bell") Summers, Jr.

July 28, 1943 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Willie Elmore Summers, Jr. better known as "Jingle Bell" was born July 28, 1943 in Guilford County, NC to Willie Elmore Summers, Sr. and Hilda Troxler Summers Moore.  He transitioned from this life to life eternal on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.  

"Jingle Bell" was raised in Gibsonville, NC and was a graduate of Sedalia High School.  Following graduation, he worked for several years as a Brick Mason and an Assembly Line Worker.  He was a member of Elon First Baptist Church where he found joy in serving on the Ushers Ministry.  His famous quote was "easy, easy", which reminds us to take life easy.  

Those left to cherish his memories are: his sons: Tony Summers (Priscilla) of Graham, NC, Timothy Summers (Edita) of Burlington, NC and Garland Turner Summers (Denise) of Greensboro, NC; siblings: Mrs. Wilma Weeks (Eugene) of Raleigh, NC, Clifton A. Summers (companion Geneva) and Joyce Harris all of Gibsonville, NC as well as a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Summers; brother: Ray Allen Summers and step-brothers: Leonard Moore and James Edward Moore.   

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
February 20, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Sunday
February 21, 2021

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Elon First Baptist Church
113 Lynn St.
Elon, NC 27244

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 21, 2021

12:00 PM
Elon First Baptist Church
113 Lynn St.
Elon, NC 27244

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
February 21, 2021

Elon First Baptist Church
113 Lynn St.
Elon, NC 27244

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