Funeral services for Dequita Mary (Beeler) Summers, 85, of Tulsa, were held Friday, March 23, 2018 at North Point United Pentecostal Church in Sperry, OK. Reverend Wesley Witcher and Pastor Bill Taylor officiated and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry, OK. Casket bearers were Lupe Blanco, Joshua Summers, Brian Marshall, Dustin Lewis, Thomas Cordova, Mike Lowry, Daniel Avalos, and Martin Avalos. Honorary casket bearers were James Summers, Israel Cordova, Ken Garton, Adam Avalos, Dillon Myers, and Billy Myers.
Dequita was born December 2, 1932 in Stigler, OK to Estel Burl and Lena (Hicks) Beeler. She passed away March 20, 2018 in Skiatook, OK.
Dequita faithfully served the Lord her entire life. She compassionately served others by feeding the poor and ministering to the lost. She was the beloved caretaker of her whole family. She loved and cherished her family above all others. Dequita was not only a mother to her children but, a mother to her grandchildren, as well as she loved checking up on her family. Her favorite past time was “let’s go ridin’”. She was dedicated to each and every one of her family members and she will be carried in their hearts forever.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Garton, James Summers, Rita Summers-Morales, and Jacqueline Summers-Ghazal; grandchildren, Joshua Summers, Amber Lowry, Lupe Blanco, Michelle Avalos, Ammie Morales, Becky Myers, Paige Lewis, Heather Summers, and Ashley Ghazal; 19 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Summers, Jr.; son, Jay Dee Summers; daughter, Teresa Jo Summers-Blanco; granddaughters, Martisha Jolene Blanco and Jamie Lee Summers; parents, Estel and Lena Beeler; and siblings, Rene Strickland, Dora “Dutch” Barnes, Faye Hayes, Lilly Mae Ashlock, Ada Gearhart, Odray Beeler, and Leo Beeler.