Mrs. Dutchie Sarah Sumner, 72 of Opelika passed away Sunday, May the 26, 2019 at East Alabama Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Providence Baptist Church. Visitation will be held one hour before the service beginning at 1:00 pm until 2:00pm, burial will follow in the church cemetery. Dr. Rusty Sowell, and Reverend Ronald Sumner will be officiating.
Mrs. Sumner was a member of the Quechan Indian Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation in Winterhaven, California. Mrs. Sumner was ¼ Indian and loved her Indian heritage.
Mrs. Dutchie Sarah Sumner is preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeGrande.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years Orby Sumner, her two sons Christopher Sumner and Mark (Tammy) Sumner, 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and numerous brothers and sisters. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and aunt.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.