1933 - 2017

A  funeral service will be held in the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. for Wilma Lois Sumner, 83.  Mrs. Sumner was born on April 2, 1933 in Bokoshe, Oklahoma and passed away on January 29, 2017 in Bakersfield.  Mrs. Sumner taught for the Kern County School District  (McKittrick School) for many years.  She enjoyed rock hunting and gardening.  Along with her husband, Kenneth they made jewelry from the rocks they found.   Mrs. Sumner was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Beulah Hardt.  Her survivors include her husband, Kenneth Sumner of Bakersfield; her son and his wife, Gerald and Lori Sumner of Bakersfield; her granddaughter, Brynn Sumner; sister, Wanda Colber of Lake Isabella and by her brother and his wife, Edwin and Brenda Hardt of Derby Acres.  There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To sign an online registry please visit www. EricksonAndBrown.com