Rev. Kevin Roberts and Ramey Cunningham officiated at the services. Burial followed in the cemetery.
Mr. Sumner died on Friday, November 10, 2006, at Forsyth Medical Center of natural causes.
Mr. Sumner was born on May 27, 1939, in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Owen Emmanuel and Mary Cunningham Sumner.
Mr. Sumner was retired from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after 35 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Owen Sumner; and a sister, Jewel Angel.
Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Kathryn Denise and Stuart Reid of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Donna Kay Sumner of Hightstown, N.J.; a granddaughter, Brittany Magnolia Reid; and a cousin, Ramey Cunningham of Cadiz.
Goodwin Funeral Home was in charge of all the local arrangements.