Mr. Matthews Lee Sumter was the son of the late Albert Lee and the late Dorothy Sumter. He was born September 6, 1958, in Cameron, SC and departed this life on October 17, 2021, in the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina.
He was educated in the public schools in Calhoun County. He joined Brown Chapel AME Church at an early age.
Matthews worked at Sunbeam Bakery for over 25 years until his health declined.
Matthews enjoyed listening to music, watching sports, and spending time with his family.
Matthews leaves to cherish his memories: his three children Melissa Sumter-Frederick (Lavern), Barrington Matthew Sumter and Jennifer Lynnette Sumter, all of Orangeburg, SC; his sister, Delphine Sumter, two brother, Arthur Luther Sumter II, and Patrick Clayton Sumter, all of Cameron, SC; two aunts, Ms. Elnora Sumter of Cameron, SC and Ms. Les Holloway of Detroit, Michigan; two grandsons, Deontae’ Maurice Frederick and Aiden Maurice Frederick, both of Orangeburg, SC; 3 nieces and a host of other relatives and friends. Matthews had a special friend, Ms. Joyce Fordham of St Matthews, SC.
The Viewing will proceed as follow: Friday October 22, 2021 at Glover's Funeral Home Chapel from 12:00pm -7:00pm
The Funeral will be held on Saturday October 23, 2021 at 11:00am at Glover's Funeral Home Chapel.