Viola Summers, 94, of Loogootee

Viola Summers, 94, of Loogootee, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. 

She was born February 7, 1927 in Washington, Indiana to the late Jacob and Lydia (Stoll) Swartz. Viola was a member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church and was a faithful prayer warrior. 

She loved flowers and was the former owner of Viola’s Flower Shop for many years. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Summers; daughter, Dianna Gregory; son-in-law, Lee Strange; grandson, Gib Strange; great-grandson, Emerson Strange; and 10 brothers and sisters. 

Viola is survived by her children, Becky Strange and Richard (Nancy) Summers, both of Loogootee; grandchildren, Matt (Liz) Strange, Jake (Shannon) Strange, Amy (Kristian) Stevens, Aaron Summers, Ali Summers and Jason (Heidi) Gregory; great-grandchildren, Emery and Easton Strange, Desimber Stevens, Hannah Osmon (Griffin Major), Ava Summers and Seth Gregory; great-great- grandchildren, Makynleigh and Adalynn Major. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Loogootee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at Loogootee United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Loogootee United Methodist Church. 

Condolences may be made online at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee is honored to serve the family of Viola Summers.