Fay Rhyne Summey

November 24, 1932January 23, 2018

Fay (Rhyne) Summey, 85, of Lincolnton passed away Tuesday January 23, 2018 at The Brian Center in Lincolnton. Fay was a devoted wife and mother. She loved her family most of all.

Fay is the daughter of the late Mabel Johnson Rhyne and Charles Haywood Rhyne. Her husband of over 50 years, James P. Summey, Sr., preceded her in death over 10 years ago.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Kathy Rhyne and her son James Summey Jr.

A graveside service for Fay will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday January 25, 2018 at Alexis Baptist Church Cemetery 118 Alexis Church Road, Alexis, North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in Fay’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or

Those who wish to offer expressions of sympathy and share fond memories, please visit Fay’s guest book at:

The family of Fay Summey has entrusted her care to the staff at the Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley. We are deeply honored.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, January 25, 2018

Fay Rhyne Summey

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Rachel Toomey Hornsby

January 25, 2018

Jimmy and Kathy I am so sorry in the passing of your mother. Both of you will be in my prayers