Linda J. (Swindell) Summers

October 1, 1942 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 77)


Ludowici – Linda Joyce Summers, 77, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at Memorial Health in Savannah.  She was a lifelong resident of Long County and had worked for the postal service, the Long County school system and was a homemaker.  She enjoyed tending her plants, feeding and watching birds, decorating, especially with chickens, and cooking for her family.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Jesup and preceded in death by her sister, Jeanette Long.

Survivors are her husband, Tommy Summers of Ludowici; daughters and son-in-law, Angie Moody of Ludowici and Faith and Scott Wiza of Valdosta; sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Darlene Brown of Jesup, Kerry and Giniver Brown of Valdosta, and Keith and Lesa Summers of Ludowici; sisters, Cheryl Long of St. Augustine, FL and Kay Morris of North Charleston, SC; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Dale Long of Ludowici; eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 18 at 2 PM at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Kelly officiating.  Burial will follow in Pigott Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

A walk-through visitation with social distancing will begin Thursday afternoon at 5 PM at the funeral home chapel.  Wearing of masks is encouraged.

Active pallbearers will be Logan Mansfield, David Hubbs, Jimmy Hewitt, Seth Grabe, Joey Jackson, and Lanny Gordon, Jr.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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September 17, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Howard Funeral Home
57 Oak St NW
Ludowici, GA 31316

Funeral Service
September 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church

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