Glady (Hester) Summers


Gladys V. (Hester) Summers
, nee Mathes, 96, of Saint Peters, MO,formerly of East St. Louis, IL born Monday, March 23, 1914, in Arno, Missouri, died Monday, December 13, 2010 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Peters, MO.

Mrs. Summers was a retired seamstress for House of Sharon and was a member of Assembly of God of O'Fallon.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Elmer F. Summers
  • 1st Husband: Claude Hester
  • Parents: Shelby D. and Emily Etta nee Hudson Mathes
  • Daughter: Claudine Simpson
  • Sisters
    • Cleo Mathes
    • Louise Riley
  • Brothers
    • Herman Mathes
    • Clay Mathes
    • Perry Mathes
    • Hugh Mathes
    • Shelby Mathes

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • Bert (Linda) Hester of Edwardsville, IL
    • Gary (Alicia) Hester of St. Peters, MO
    • Stella Morris of Florissant, MO
  • Son-in-Law: Bob Simpson of Caseyville, IL
  • Brother: Robert (Kathy) Mathes of Centralia, IL
  • Sister: Lorene Newsom of O'Fallon, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Tim (Laura) Simpson
    • Pam (John) Spencer
    • Jerrod Hester
    • Stephanie (Joe) Duvall
    • Brian (Josie) Coleman
    • Brittany Morris
  • 9 Great Grandchildren
  • 2 Great Great Grandchildren

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Assembly of God of O'Fallon.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, December 17, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Dale Edwards officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

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