Cynthia Summers, 70, was born in Lubbock, Texas to Wilford Carl ''Crib'' Beene and Velma Jean Gentry Beene Capp. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, David; their son John, his wife Jill and their children Kellen and Hayes of McKinney, Texas.
Cynthia spent her early years in Shallowater, Texas. The family moved to the Hereford, Texas area when Cynthia was 12. She later graduated from Hereford High with honors. She received her bachelor and master degrees with honors in Nutritional Science from Texas Tech University. Later, she received her master degree in Business from West Texas A&M University, also with honors. A love of learning and reading followed Cynthia through her life.
She married David Summers March 28, 1970 and they moved to Amarillo, Texas, where they resided for 30 years. In 2003, they moved to Ingram, Texas where they enjoyed rural hill country living. Flexible and talented, Cynthia's careers included nutritional research, real estate and technical writing for the Department of Defense.
Cynthia loved history and was a member in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the registry of First Families of Tennessee and First Families of Texas. She was active in the Ingram Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ingram where she served there as elder and treasurer for many years. The oldest of seven, she is survived by her brothers and sisters, Carol Elise Klussmann, Beverly Haliburton, Christie Culp, Stephen Beene, Robert Beene, Jay Beene, their spouses, her nieces and nephews and Cynthia's many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Ingram Evangelical Presbyterian Church 101 Webb Rd., Ingram Texas. The Kerrville Funeral Home is handling the details of the memorial service. The family suggests memorials to any of the following: Ingram Evangelical Presbyterian Church (P.O. Box 629, Ingram, Texas 78025), Peterson Hospice (a non-profit hospice financed by contributions - see their website - they have been wonderful), or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111.
Ingram Evangelical Presbyerian
101 Webb Ave
Ingram, TX 78025
Saturday, August 25, 2018
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