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Barbara A. Sumpter

Barbara A. "Purdy" Sumpter, 83, of Higbee, Missouri, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019, at her home. Barbara was born February 28, 1936, to Wilbur L. and Mary June (Pitney) Purdy in Higbee, Missouri. She was a homemaker who loved cooking and was a fabulous cook, as well as a fantastic candy maker. She enjoyed reading and going to the casino. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herschell Sumpter; sons: Harold Sumpter and Brian Sumpter; and one sister. Survivors include her son, Randy Sumpter of Moberly, Missouri; daughters: Edith Buckman of Huntsville, Missouri and Brenda (Hugo) Maldonado of Higbee, Missouri; sister, Shirley Dicken of Omaha, Nebraska; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great- great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Tucker Cemetery under the direction of Million Taylor Funeral Home. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Barbara A. Sumpter please visit our Sympathy Store.

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Very sorry for your loss. Barbara was a wonderful lady whom I loved very much. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for you all during this difficult time. Love, Anna Mae

Anna Mae (Perkins) Robinson Oct 29 2019 12:00 AM

so sorry for you and your families loss

patsy Oct 28 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry Brenda for the the loss of your mom. She is a great lady. I always enjoyed talking to her on the phone when I worked at Necac. Prayers for you and your family I am sure she will dearly be missed. Heaven has another angel.

Sherry Updegraffwilsongumm Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Sumpter

Sherry Updegraffwilsongumm Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

Our sweet Aunt Barb,we love and will miss you.You help make our childhood better,by loving us and we will never forget you.You will always be Aunt Barb to us,my children loved you,and you are Aunt Barb to them too.Please give all up there a hug and kiss from me.You are in good hands and among our loved ones.I love you.

Deborah Gini Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM