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Emma Jane Sumner

Emma Jane Sumner
  • March 1, 1934 - September 19, 2018
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to
  • MUSC Foundation for Children's Hospital
    18 Bee Street, MSC 450
    Charleston, SC 29425

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Charleston, SC 29414
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“Jane, I have known you since 1965. You were like a sister to me. I love you and will miss you so much. I love your family and consider them apart...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Jane was a wonderful person to talk to. Whenever I see her at bingo, she always make me laugh. I will miss her a lot. My condolences and prayers are...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ellen - Hanahan, SC - friend

“Fun, full of vim and vigor, words that come to mind when thinking of Jane. We will miss our friend, Jane. Love Bingo pals, K&B ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Bonnie Foulois - Summerville, SC

“Emma, you will be missed by so many. You had the best smile and the biggest heart.. I am keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »

“I met Ms. Sumner in the office of Luciano & Kent where I work and she was a client of Pat Luciano's. Over time I considered her my friend. She was...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Ginger Wagner - NorthCharleston, SC

“Jane and I were acquaintances from bingo on the Air Base but last year she did an amazing thing. When she heard that my husband had lung cancer and...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Ada Loesberg - N. Chas., SC

Emma Jane Darling Sumner, 84, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Elijah Lamar Sumner entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, September 24, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Emma was born March 1, 1934, in Worcester, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Henry Otis Darling and Jane Singleton Darling. She loved going to bingo with her friends and enjoyed sewing. Emma also enjoyed her family and attending her great-grandchildren's sporting events.

She is survived by her two daughters, Eleanor S. Aldrich of North Charleston, SC, and Gayle S. Bromley of North Charleston, SC; three grandchildren, Ronald L. Sumner of Summerville, SC, Paula J. Babich (Michael T.) of North Charleston, SC, and Brandon L Aldrich of North Charleston, SC; seven great-grandchildren, Savannah, Katelynn, Hunter, Landon, Joshua, Jacob and Olivia; sister, Edith Birdsall (Donald) of CA. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her two sons, Alan L. Sumner, Duane Sumner and son-in-law, Steven J. Bromley.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the MUSC Foundation for Children's Hospital, 18 Bee Street, MSC 450, Charleston, SC, 29425.

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