Summers, Estella Freeman

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Celebration of Life: Irene Estella Summers

Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good. Psalm 136

Estella, as she was called, was born on April 9, 1936 and departed this life on May 19,2022 at the age of 86. She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Clara Freeman. A lifetime resident of Giles County, both in Eggleston and Pembroke, Virginia.

She was a member of and served as the Church Mother at Goodwill Church of God in Christ in Eggleston, VA. Estella served as president of the hospitality committee for the Roanoke District of the Virginia Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ.

She was a longtime supporter of community outreach. She made herself available to help and assist anyone in need. Finally, Estella was a person of few words, but her impact was long-lasting.

She leaves to mourn, her brother, Clarence Freeman, husband of 43 years James Summers, four children, Roscoe (Vanessa)Scott, Faith (Alton) Hash, Rosemary Scott, and Teresa (Calvin) Lee. Three step-children, LaDonna Summers, Pat Goins and James Summers Jr

Seven grandchildren, Dwight (Amber)Scott, Calvin (Frances)Lee Jr., Brittney (Jason) Lockley, Aftan Hash, Erica Lee, Kiana Hash and Cresia Summers

Ten great grandchildren, Trey Hammons-Scott, Brysan Stuzman, Destiny Suess, Ivy Scott, Javian Lockley, Ayden Scott, Devin Scott, Celeste Lee. Jamison Lockley, Hope Scott

Five nieces and one nephew Priscilla Saunders, Connie McCroskey , Linda Parks, Patty Eaves, Clara Sue Freeman, James Freeman) and host of grand nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Estella, wife, sister, mom, grandma, aunt, and friend will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank you for your condolences and support.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Kendall Funeral Home with Elder Calvin Lee officiating. The family will receive friends at Kendall Funeral Home on Friday, May 27, 2022 from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Goodwill Church of God in Christ ( 261 Riverview Lane Eggleston, VA 24086).

A guestbook is available by visiting The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Summers family.