Frances Summerton

Frances Loretta Summerton

Dec/04/1943 - Jul/27/2023

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Obituary of Frances Loretta Summerton

Frances Loretta Medlin Summerton, 79, of Elgin, SC, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Thomas and Cora Bell Hammond Medlin. Frances was a longtime member of Spears Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed fishing, camping, riding horses, and being outdoors watching the deer and the birds. She loved animals, often taking in any stray dog or cat that found its way to her. Frances also enjoyed taking cruises with her friends and family. She loved her church, and especially her Sunday school class, The Rejoicers. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed.

Frances is survived by her children, Jeanne Ann Summerton (Charles), James “Jimbo” Summerton (Darlene), and Johnny Summerton (Vickie); her grandchildren, Tabitha Satcher (Wes), Brittney Blume (J.B.), Sarah Summerton, Kaci Summerton, Clayton Summerton (Kaylee) and Jordan Summerton (Rachel); great-grandchildren, Elly Satcher, Chloe Sewell, Emily Satcher, Emma Summerton, Jonah Summerton, Avery Summerton, and Camden Summerton; her brother, Charles Thomas Medlin (JoAnn); her special friend, Susan Martin (Bobby); her beloved dog, Buddy; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Dale Lousie “Deacy” Brazell, James Wilbur “Pappy” Hammond, and Woodrow Allen “Bubba” Medlin.

The family will receive friends from 5-7pm on Monday, July 31, 2023 at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00pm on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at Spears Creek Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Greg Sweet. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 116 Spears Creek Church Lane, Elgin, SC 29045, or to the Humane Society of the Midlands, 121 Humane Lane, Columbia, SC, 29209.



5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 31, 2023
Powers Funeral Home
832 Ridgeway Rd
Lugoff, South Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

3:00 pm
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Spears Creek Baptist Church
116 Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, South Carolina, United States


Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
116 Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, South Carolina, United States