Dorothy Mae Sumpter, 85, passed away January 1, 2014 at Boone Hospital Center.
Private Graveside services will be held at Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery, Jacksonville, MO.
Dorothy was born April 23, 1928 in St. Louis, MO to James W. and Augusta K. Horstman Overstreet and they preceded her in death.
She was married June 11, 1947 to Dale Sumpter in Moberly, MO. She was a member of Eastside Church of Christ. She was the secretary of Missouri Military Academy for 21 years. She was very active in the National Rural Mail Carriers Association from 1980 – 1985, serving as president of the auxiliary in 1985.
She is survived by her husband, Dale; three sons, Stephen Bradley Sumpter (Beverly) of Wright City, Richard Dale Sumpter (Marilynn) of Warrenton and Blake Alan Sumpter (Peggy) of Tijeras, New Mexico; sister Shirley Marshall (George) of Bolivar, Mo., six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, James Roy Overstreet.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.
Online condolences and tributes may be shared with the family at www.bachyager.com.