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Sandy Sumpter

Sandy was born in Rockingham County (Piedmont Section) of North Carolina and moved to Murphy many years ago where she married a Cherokee County native, David Sumpter III. They have five children together and four grandchildren so far. Sandy received both her Undergraduate and Masters degrees from Western Carolina University and was a teacher in public schools in North Carolina for thirty years. Now retired, Sandy has not slowed down: she was an Aquatic Instructor for the Cherokee County Special Olympic Swim Team for twelve years, has been a Council Member for the Town of Murphy for twelve years and an Oasis Shrine Temple “Divan Lady” for five years.