Place of Service
Graveside services will be
held at Dalton Cemetery
Time of Service
Wednesday, August 04
Ella P. Sommers
There will be no calling hours. The family suggests that friends may make a donation to the Piney Creek United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 75, Piney Creek, NC 22663 or the Dalton Volunteer Fire Department, 1 West Main Street, Dalton, Oh 44618 in her memory.
She was born October 14, 1924 at Meadow Grove, NE, the daughter of J.Lester and Cora (Ward) Phipps. She married Virgil O. Sommers on September 05, 1942 at Elkton, Maryland and he died May 23, 1992. She grew up in Piney Creek, NC, attended Piney Creek schools and graduate high school in 1942. Ella had made her home in Dalton since 1960 and retired from Schantz Organ Company in Orrville in 1986 after twenty years of employment. She was a life member of the National Chapter of the Ex-Prisoner of Wars, charter member of the North Central Ohio Chapter of the American Ex-Prisoner of Wars of Wooster and a member of the American Legion Auxillary Post 282 of Orrville and attended the United Methodist of Dalton.
Surviving her are a son, Dean Sommers of Dalton, OH, a daughter Barbara Jean (Alan) Ellis of Lakeville, Oh, a sister, Barbara Conrad of Piney Creek, NC and grandchildren, Jeffrey Scott, Eric (Kristin) Jones, Deana (Chet) Heck and Nick Ellis.
Preceding Ella are her parents, husband, Virgil O.Sommers and a brother Kenneth Phipps.