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Kelvin Curtis Sumner

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MERIGOLD - Kelvin Curtis Sumner, age 41, of Merigold, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the North Sunflower Medical Center. 

A private graveside service will be held at Lehrton Cemetery on, Friday, April 10, 2020, at 2:00 PM. Rev. Greg Chamblee will officiate the service.

Kelvin was born on December 12, 1978, to Curtis and Janet Canady Sumner in Cleveland, MS.  He married Susan Hollingsworth on June 24, 2000, in Webb, MS.  Kelvin was a network administrator for Cleveland State Bank, co-owner of Protech, LLC. He was also co-partner in the professional barbecuing team, Shotgun House Smokers. Kelvin enjoyed fishing, gardening, and cooking. Kelvin was a member of the Cleveland Church of God and was a Delta State Alumni. He was a work-a-holic. Most of all Kelvin loved his family.

Kelvin was preceded in death by his Maternal grandparents, Clara Edwards and Henry Canady; Paternal grandparents, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Curtis Sumner.

Kelvin is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Susan Hollingsworth Sumner of Merigold, MS;  Son, Kurt(Alyssa Mullen) Sumner of Merigold, MS;  Daughter, Kallie Sumner of Merigold, MS;  Mother, Janet(Steve) Trawick of Clinton, AR;  Father, Curtis(Robyn) Sumner of Grenada, MS;  Sister, Lynn(Russell) Joyner of Western Grove, AR;  Brother, Jonathan Sumner of Grenada, MS;  Brother, Tim Sumner of Grenada, MS;  Sister, Becky Sumner; Father-in-law, Danny Hollingsworth of Merigold, MS;  Mother-in-law, Nettie Hollingsworth of Merigold, MS; Brother, Tony (Kathy) Jones of Cleveland, MS.  Sister, Tammy (TJ) Crocker of Cleveland, MS.

Pallbearers will be TJ Crocker, Dane Jones, Brandon Ferracci, Nicholas Ferracci, Tony Jones and Tommy Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Taylor Lofton and Will Marquis.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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To the family, my sincere condolences for your loss. Please find comfort in the knowledge that God promises to end all suffering. Before long, God will wipe out every tear from our eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things (will) have passed away.(Rev. 21:3,4). May this promise from God give you comfort now and a real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.

Mary Apr 20 2020 12:00 AM

Kelvin was just an awesome person! He was very special to me as well as everyone else that knew him!

Anita Sauerwein Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

Kelvin was such a nice kind mannered man who always spoke when he saw you
Prayers for his families

Diana Gordon Apr 11 2020 12:00 AM

We will miss you Kevin.
May God be with your friends and family during their time of sorrow.

John, Pam and Michael Caldwell Apr 10 2020 12:00 AM

Such a nice guy. Always very kind and patient with all of the tellers at Cleveland State Bank.

Terri Mullins Apr 10 2020 12:00 AM

Kelvin has always been special. He used to spend the night with Phil and Greg a lot when he was little. I have so many good memories of him. I'm praying for u. Love u

Charlotte Mularski Apr 10 2020 12:00 AM

Praying for your family. Kelvin was a special person and loved by all who knew him

Carolyn McNeer Reaves Apr 9 2020 12:00 AM

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