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PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Theodore Summerville

Theodore Henry "Junior" Summerville

Thursday, October 17th, 1946 - Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Theodore Henry Summerville departed this life on March 28, 2020, in his home surrounded by his family, after a lingering illness. He was born on October 17, 1946, to the late Theodore and Winona Summerville.

Theodore was educated in the Accomack County Schools system and graduated from Mary N. Smith High School. He joined the United States Army in 1966 and served his country in the Vietnam War.

On August 23, 2007, he married his loving and dedicated wife, Shirley Summerville. Theodore was employed until retirement in the poultry industry. He enjoyed racing cars and motorcycles, and in later years, would spend hours working on lawnmowers for neighbors and friends.

Theodore was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Winona Summerville and siblings, Lynwood Davis, Betty Belle, Everette, and Reginald Summerville.

Theodore leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Shirley Summerville of Nelsonia, VA; children, Aretha Watson of Lithonia, GA, Tyrone Dale of Hebron, MD, Tanya Warner of Wellington, FL, Terrell (Tiffany) Lucas, Sr. of Miramar, FL, Comecia Warner of New Church, VA, Montoro Lucas of Morristown, TN, Tamia Lucas of Hollywood, FL, Nikita Shrieves of Norfolk, VA, Cotrevia Warner of Odenton, MD, Monique Smith of Savageville, VA, Shakeia Hillsman of Miramar, FL, Chastity Summerville of Nelsonia, VA, and Tyrell Miller of Greenbackville, VA; twenty-seven grandchildren, Kyle, Kendall, Tyesha, Brandon, Brittany, Brykeem, Terrell, Jr., Trevaughn, Taliyah, Britley, Sophia, Montoro, Jr., Erykah, Aniyah, Joseph, Amadea, Erick, Na’Khi, Tah’re, Khalea, Destiny, Jaylen, Iyana, Kaiden, Kiana, Kinsley, and Cameron Shrieves, whom he reared as his own; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Eugene (Yvette) Summerville and Wade Summerville; four sisters, Pauline (Gilbert) Cutler, Carolyn (Kelvin) Pettit, Shelia Summerville, and Marion Summerville; one aunt, Betty Dix; four sisters-in-law, Delrio Davis, Lorece Bounds, Ida Cox, and Renee Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 3:00pm
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
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    In the light of the evolving situation with COVID-19 virus, we are making adjustments to adapt to the current health emergency. In order to reduce the spread of the virus in our community, we are limiting the public’s access to our facility. We will continue to serve our families with the utmost dignity, as well as maintain the safety guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We have received notification from the Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers that funeral homes are included in the Governors Executive Order Fifty-Three (2020), which imposes the following restriction: Effective 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until 11:59 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020, all public and private in person gatherings of 10 or more individuals are prohibited. In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order Fifty-Three, Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc. will comply and hold all services private until April 23, 2020. We will not have any public viewings. In an effort to accommodate family and friends, we are posting photos and the funeral/graveside service video of your loved ones on their respective Book of Memory pages on our website, This will allow you to have a lasting memory picture and attend the service virtually. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time and as soon as this matter is resolved, we will resume our normal practices.
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    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 3:00pm
    Metropolitan Bayside Community Cemetery
    21445 Bayside Rd.
    ONANCOCK, VA 23417
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Larry M. Needam

Posted at 10:16am
To my friend Eugene (jelly), and all of the Summerville family please know that I am so sorry for your loss in the passing of Theodore. May he rest in peace. Larry M. Needam

Tammie Townsend

Posted at 08:18pm
To the Family of the Late Theodore Summerville,
"When you go through deep water, I will be with you." (Isaiah 43:2)

CoCo (Comecia) & Treva (Cotreva) and the Summerville Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Your dad, husband, brother, grandfather or uncle, may be gone from your sights, but never from your hearts. We wish you healing and peace.

Love Theo (uncle) & Tammie (aunt) Townsend


CTE & D. Reed

Posted at 08:44am
To Nikita, Our deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family.
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Posted at 02:09pm
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Tressy White

Posted at 07:09am
Nikita, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. From your Booker T. CTE Family.

Fransis Laury Posted at 09:15am

Nikita, may God bless you and your family during this time of bereavement. Gone from his earthly body to his heavenly home. Know that he is still with you in spirit. Keep all the good memories alive and smile every time you think about him. My prayers are with you always. Fransis Laury

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