Stephen P. Sumrell



The memorial service for Stephen Payne Sumrell will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2008 at Rivergate, 188 Garfield St., Ashland. Mr. Sumrell, 59, of Ashland, died Monday, December 17, 2007 at home.



Stephen was born September 10, 1948 in Shreveport, La., the son of Evelyn and Harold Sumrell. On September 30, 1995, he married the former Diane Marie Brain, who survives.



Mr. Sumrell was employed in upper management in the transportation industry and most recently worked for the Ashland YMCA.



Surviving in addition to his wife are: two sons, Michael and Clint Besson; and a daughter, Jamie Scheidmantel. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Greg.



Steve will be dearly missed by his family and friends, but we our looking forward to our reunion in Heaven!



Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.