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Obituaries

June 3, 2014

Clyde Julian Sumpter

McALESTER — Clyde Julian Sumpter, 86, of Gowen, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at his home.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of Hartshorne.

Born on Feb. 16, 1928, in Higgins, he was the son of Charlie B. and Bessie H. (Ott) Sumpter. He grew up in Higgins and attended Jones Academy.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He lived most of his adult life in California where he worked as a plumber and mainly as a pipe fitter in the oil and gas business. After retiring he moved to Gowen.

He loved traveling and listening to country music.

Survivors include one sister, Juanita Haggard, of Haileyville; one step-sister, Dixie Ezekiel, of Adamson, and nieces and nephews, Donald Clyde Haggard, Juanita M. Haggard, Dorothy Thomason, Patrick Sumpter, Janetta Allen, Johnny Sumpter and Edward Coleman.

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