Summer Leigh Kinchen passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the age of 28.  She was born on Wednesday, February 1, 1989 in Hammond, Louisiana, where she was a lifelong resident.

Summer is survived by her loving family: her parents, Kevin Earl & Susan Bruce Kinchen; brother, Kevin Cole Kinchen, sister, Autumn Michelle Kinchen, and brother, Dylan Joseph Kinchen; uncles, Joshua Kinchen and Robin Kinchen; grandparents, Ronnie & Carol Harper, and Earl & Nita Kinchen; mother, Angela Kinchen; and her adoring niece, Harper Nicole Kinchen.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Ruth Gatlin Kinchen; great grandparents, Beecher & Linda Gatlin; and aunt, Dawn Harper.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm.  Brother Glynn Fendlason presiding.  Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm and continue until 4:00 pm.  

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