Maria Gayle Summer

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Maria Gayle Summer
AIKEN, SC - Maria Gayle Sumner, 62, of Aiken, died April 25, 2017. Born February 14, 1955, in Barnwell, SC, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Myrtle Sumner. Maria resided in Aiken most of her life. She worked as a special education teacher in Aiken County and then in Orangeburg County before retiring in 2002. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking gourmet meals for her family. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Lise Birak, of Aiken; her brother, Paul Sumner (Marsha) of Chapin, SC, and three nephews (Gary Birak of Augusta,Ga; Adam Sumner (Adryn) of Charleston, SC; and Alan Sumner of Chapin, SC). Maria will be remembered as a most kind and gentle soul who loved the Lord and gave of herself daily to those around her.
According to her wishes, Maria will be cremated and services held at a later date.
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on May 5, 2017