Summers, Edna Lee Newland

Funeral services for Edna Lee Newland Summers, 91 of Tyler, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Park Heights Assembly of God Church with Brother Jamie Eitson officiating and under the direction of Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Whitehouse Cemetery. Edna was born on February 20, 1924 in Winnsboro to Gilbert and Maud Crocker Hurtt and passed away on January 18, 2016 in Tyler. She was a homemaker and a member of the Park Heights Assembly of God Church. She is survived by four grandchildren, Ronda Paura and husband Leonardo, Wanda Scott and husband Keith, Kellie Kennedy, and Donna Willeford; eight great grandchildren, Monica and Amada Paura, Felicita Pena, Elias Pereda, Maria Newland, Aaron Newland, Taylor Kennedy and Cheslea Willeford; and eight great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husbands, N. C. Newland, Junior Lee Caywood and Gilbert Summers; her parents; son, Jerry Don Newland; and brother Frank Hurtt. Pallbearers will be Elias Pereda, Aaron Newland, Isaac Arroyo, Leonardo Paura, Joe Pena and Angel Pena. Honorary Pallbearers are Gustavo Leos, Gilbert Pena, Nathaniel Pena and Maxon Arroyo. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Thursday. To view online please visit

Burks-Walker-Tippitt Funeral Directors – Tyler
215 E. Front St. 0
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 592-6553

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 21, 2016

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