Mr. Gerald Wayne Sommers, Sr., age 61 of Conyers, GA died Wednesday, February 7, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Ada Sommers. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Martha Sommers, sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Rachel Sommers, Jr., Mark and Chayla Sommers; daughter and son-in-law, Angel and Tellis Banks; grandchildren, Gary, Dylan, Derica, Chris, Haylee, Tellis, Jr., Natalie; great-granddaughter, Gracious; brothers, Leroy Sommers, Leon Sommers, David Sommers, Clarence Sommers, Paul Sommers, Mervin Sommers; and sister, Velma Taylor. Mr. Sommers worked for Old Dominion Freight for 14 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved his wife and family and was a 'good father' who will be missed. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA, 770-483-7216.
Published on February 9, 2018