Food Culinary 09

Betty (Sendig) Sumpter

December 2, 1940 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Betty Sumpter Obituary



Josephine Elizabeth “Betty” Sumpter, 82, of Atwater, formerly of Litchfield, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2023, in Pleasant Plains at the home of her granddaughter. Mrs. Sumpter was born December 2, 1940, a daughter of Johnnes Rudolph Max and Ollie Ethel (Wham) Sendig. She graduated from Litchfield Community High School with the Class of 1959. She married William Otto Sumpter August 17, 1958 at St. Timothy United Methodist Church in Litchfield. He preceded her in death February 23, 2020. Mrs. Sumpter was employed for many years by the Illinois Secretary of State – Drivers License Facility as an Examiner. She was an active member of St. Timothy United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school. Mrs. Sumpter was a member of the Macoupin County Farm Bureau and of the Litchfield Boat and Ski Club. She was a Girl Scout and Brownie Troop leader for several years. Mrs. Sumpter enjoyed gardening, baking and decorating cakes, and cooking for large family gatherings.

Mrs. Sumpter is survived by a son, David (Kelly) Sumpter, of Litchfield;

6 grandchildren; Jennifer (Craig) Rimar, Steven (Britanie) Sumpter, Kristina (Josh) Waggoner, Daniel (Sarah) Sumpter, Jonathan (Kimberly) Sumpter, Samantha (Dennis) Hamilton

2 step-grandsons, Zachary and Brady Christensen

16 great-grandchildren, Madison, Molly and Morgan Rimar; Nora and Everly Sumpter; Eli, Isaak, and Charlotte Waggoner; Levi and Hannah Sumpter; Brooklynn, William and Mackenzie Sumpter; Zoey, Dennis IV and Olivia Hamilton.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Sumpter was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Sumpter-Zoschke on May 14, 2019; brothers Orville Beasley, George Beasley, Bill Beasley, and Jim Beasley; and sisters Bertha Henry and Louise Huffman.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sumpter will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 15, 2023, at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial will be in Bethel Ridge Cemetery, Atwater. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service. Memorials may be made to Hearts United or Litchfield Volunteer Fire Department.

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October 15, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
October 15, 2023

2:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

October 15, 2023

3:15 PM
Bethel Ridge Cemetery
22173 Bethel Ridge Road
Atwater, IL 62511


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