Mary Jane Sumner, 72

September 8, 1946 - March 26, 2019

Mary Jane Sumner, age 72, of Douglas, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 26, 2019, at her residence following a brief illness. Mrs. Sumner was born on September 8, 1946, in Hazlehurst, Georgia, the daughter of the late Sidney Disharoon and Susie Pauline Branch Disharoon.

Along with her husband, they owned S & S Mobile Home Supply and Salvage.  Mrs. Sumner was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Sumner.

Survivors include: two daughters, Glorisa Vaughn (Greg) of Douglas, GA, and Bolisa E. Southerland of Yulee, FL; two sons, Shannon M. Sumner (Rebecca) of Douglas, GA, and Vance Sumner of Douglas, GA; eight grandchildren, Stephen Vaughn, Mark Vaughn, Emma Jade Sumner, Victoria Vaughn, Justin Day, Cristan Southerland, Chasity Sumner, and Kristina Eubanks; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wilson Disharoon of Nashville, GA, and Wayne Disharoon of  Axson, GA; five sisters, Valerie Bennett of Douglas, GA, Marie Crosby of Douglas, GA, Sue Corbitt of Pearson, GA, Diane Sirmans of Douglas, GA, and Lynette Foster of  Warner Robins, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 2 p.m. at the Sims Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Cliff Kirkland officiating. Interment followed at Reedy Branch Church Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home. Honored as pallbearers were Jimmy Corbitt, James Corbitt, Michael Disharoon, Keith Disharoon, Rick Disharoon, Scott Huff, Gage Corbitt, and Eston Waldron.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home of Douglas, GA, was in charge of arrangements.

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