Mrs. Laura Young Sommer

Mrs. Laura Young Sommer, 81, of Ellijay, died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

She was born Sept. 27, 1935, in Lancaster, Calif., to the late Robert Samuel and Alma Elizabeth Reese Young. She worked in shipping and processing for College Press and was a member of the Ranger Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

She is preceded in death by husband, Ray Sommer.

She is survived by daughter, Tabitha Tesnue, of Alexandria, Va.; sons, David Sommer,  of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and Daniel Sommer, of Florida; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; adopted family, Doc and Elaine McClure, their children and grandchildren; and special caregiver, Deborah Skaggs.

Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017, from the Yukon Cemetery with Pastor Wendell Stover and Pastor Mike Conley officiating.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006