Edith Blanche Summer Rabon

Edith Blanche Summer Rabon
December 5, 1895 ~ July 31, 1993
Photo added by Harriet Goldsworthy

1895

Edith Blanche Summer Rabon was born December 5, 1895 in Peak, the daughter of James Oscar Summer and Mattie Isabell Lindler Summer.

1930 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recorded on May 9, 1930, John H Raban (40) rented a home in Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina he made his home with his wife, Edith B Raban (34). It was reported that they were married when John was 27 and Edith was 21, placing their marriage about 1917. Also in the home was their children; Jessie M Raban (13), Mattie L Raban (11), Mary E Raban (9), Helen E Raban (8), Adell M Raban (6), John H Raban Jr. (2), Blanche V Raban (1) and William T Raban (26 days old). All of the household members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. John H Raban was a foreman on the railroad section crew.

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States Census recorded on May 14, 1940, John Rabon (50) owned a home in Wateree township, Kershaw, South Carolina, Also in the home was his wife, Blanche Rabon (44), and children; Mary Rabon (19) Helen Rabon (18) Adelle Rabon (16) John Rabon, Jr. (13) Virginia Rabon (11) and Stanley Rabon (10). All of the household members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. John Rabon worked for the Railroad in the switch box and Mary Rabon worked in a mill as a bookkeeper.

1993

ELGIN – Services for Blanche Summer Rabon, 97, will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, August 2, 1993, at Blaney Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorial may be made to the church cemetery fund.

Mrs. Rabon, wife of the late John Henry Rabon, Sr., died Saturday, July 31, 1993. Born in Peak, she was the daughter of the late James Oscar Summer and Mattie Lindler Summer. She was a member of Blaney Baptist Church.

Surviving are daughters, Jessie Higgins of Westville and Mattie Branham, Mary Hudson, Helen Steadman, Adelle Kelly and Virginia Monroe, all of Elgin; sons, John Rabon, Jr and William Rabon, both of Elgin; brothers, Harry Summer, Fulmer Summer, and Lacy Summer, all of Columbia; 35 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Obituary Information:

August 1, 1993  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 7

Tombstone Information:

Located in Blaney Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn

2007

On September 17, 2007, Blanche Edith Rabon, was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Mattie Lucille Rabon Branham.

2009

On July 17, 2009, Blanche Rabon was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Mrs. Jessie R. Catoe Higgins.

On September 18, 2009,Edith Blanche Summer Rabon was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Blanche Virginia Rabon Monroe.

2010

On June 18, 2010, Edith Blanche Rabon was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Master Sgt. William Stanley Rabon Sr., U.S.A.F. (Ret.).

On August 7, 2010, Edith Blanche Summers Rabon was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Mary R. Hudson.

2019

On May 23, 2019, Blanche Summer Rabon was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of John Henry Rabon, Jr.

2020

On October 6, 2020, Blanche Summer Rabon was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Mrs. Adele Rabon Kelly.

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