Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Rebecca A. “Becky” Sumner, 58, of Mountain View, Ark., formerly of Dunlap, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Stone County Medical Center.

Born May 3, 1953, in Illinois to Ray Frank and to the late Wilma Rosella (Turner Frank), she married Douglas Sumner on Aug. 2, 1974. Later on in life, Iva Frank became her mother.

Surviving are three children, Jennifer (Matthew) Salsbury of Rogers, Ark., Mindy Sumner-Tucker (Jameson) of Germany and CJ Sumner of Little Rock, Ark.; three grandchildren; and one brother, Gary (MaryAnna) Frank of Connecticut.

She graduated from Illinois Central College with a degree in nursing. She was a nurse for 38 years.

A celebration of life was Thursday at the First United Methodist Church, Kemp Hall in Mountain View.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Music Roots Program c/o Simmons First Bank, P.O. Box 1910, Mountain View, AR 72560, where an account has been set up. Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View is in charge of the arrangements.