Lawrence Kenneth Sumner

September 29, 1962 - February 14, 2022

09/29/1962 - 02/14/2022

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Sunday February 20, 2022
2:00 pm
Open Arms Church
1418 N Carolina 461
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE, NC – Lawrence Kenneth Sumner, age 59, passed away on February 14, 2022, at the Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.

Ken was born in Hertford County, NC, on September 29, 1962, the son of the late Lawrence Raleigh and Ellen Horton Sumner. He worked for Harrington Manufacturing Company in Lewiston until it closed.

Besides his parents, Ken was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Sumner.

Left to cherish his memory is his sister, Kim Sumner of Ahoskie, NC; and several cousins.

The family has arranged for a memorial service to be held on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 2:00 pm at the Open Arms Church, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Joe Lassiter officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Open Arms Church, 1418 NC 461, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is serving the Sumner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Drs. Gilbert and Charmont Stephen
2 years ago

Condolences to you Kim on the loss of your love one.

Barbara Powell-Jackson
2 years ago

Prayers and sincere condolences to the family and friends.C/O ’80

Robert Beale
2 years ago

Kim, I extend my most sincere condolences.

Vicky Cherry
2 years ago

Kenneth was always a happy person with a sense of humor. He would call my daughter beautimous when we walked in to church. He will truly be missed. Kim, I’m so sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Pastor Doug VanNiel, St.John Baptist Church
2 years ago

Kenneth was one of a kind. Goofy sense of humor. Genuine Christian faith. May he rest in peace, as Our Lord Jesus Christ promised to us, all his disciples. (John 14:1-6)

Julian and Rose
2 years ago

Kim, we are so sorry for your loss! We are praying for you!

Shari Gibson
2 years ago

i am so sorry Kim. sending prayers. i never thought this would happen.

Denise & Stevie
2 years ago

Kim, we are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers

Shirley Williams
2 years ago

Kim I am so sorry. Sending prayers!

Sarah Morris
2 years ago

Keeping you in my prayers.