Pastor Jerry Wayne Summers, 64, of Harviell, Mo. passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Mr. Summers was born June 30, 1950 in Qulin, Mo. to the late Johnny Summers and Bertha Lorene (Fowler) Summers.  He served as Chief of the Western Cherokee Nation.  He was a licensed minister of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church and pastor of Cross Street IPHC Church.  He loved music, radio D.J. work and was an avid Bible reader.  He had been a D.J. at the local radio stations, KLID, KLUH, and KOKS.

On January 24, 1989 he married Nancy Summers, in Sikeston Mo.  She survives.

Other survivors include his children, Becky Garrison (Richard), Phillip Summers, and Jason Summers; step-children, Mitchell Hodge (Dee), Michael Hodge (Gina), Eric Hodge (Angie); one sister, Sharon Laws; two brothers, David Summers and wife, Debbie, and Alfred Ridley and wife, Ruth; and a sister-in-law, Kathy Summers; and 13 grandchildren, Jessica, Ireland, Christin, Brittney, Lexi, Kamry, Dillon, Colyn, Tucker, Addyson, Jordan, BJ and Fran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as one brother, Larry Summers and a grandson, Bradley Hodge.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 in the chapel, with Bishop Emanuel Pate officiating.  Burial will be in the Ash Hill Cemetery.