Wayne Wilson Sumner, 73, of Lake Tapawingo, Mo., passed away on July 23, 2009.

Wayne Wilson Sumner, 73, of Lake Tapawingo, Mo., passed away on July 23, 2009.

Mr. Sumner was born June 30, 1936 in Metz, Mo. After high school he served in the Army and was stationed in Germany. Wayne later married his high school sweetheart, Dixie Brooks, however they later divorced in 1971. Wayne worked several years at Ford Motor Company and later owned several businesses.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

His survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Kem and Camille Murphy of Lake Tapawingo, Mo.; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Veronica Sumner of Acworth, GA; four grandchildren, Kyle, Cody and Kipp Murphy and Mitchel Sumner as well as two nieces, a nephew and many long time friends.

Arrangements, White Chapel Funeral Home, 816-452-8419.