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"Our family serving your family for four generations"
Rev. Donald L. Sampley
(April 6, 1943 - October 22, 2018)

Funeral services for Rev. Donald L. Sampley of Vaiden will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, at the Vaiden United
Methodist Church in Vaiden.  Burial will follow in the Vaiden Cemetery, with military honors at graveside.  Rev. Finis Beauchamp, Rev.
Doug Warren, and Rev. Jerry Horton will officiate the services.  There will be no visitation.

Pallbearers will be Tim King, Brett Ishee, Kolby King, Billy Kevin Welch, Matthew Welch, John Eric Welch, Avery Taylor Ishee, and
William Kasey King.

Rev. Sampley, 75, passed away on Monday, October 22, at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona.  He was born in Fort Payne,
Alabama, on April 6, 1943, and was the son of the late Rev. Charles W. and Neila Wills Sampley.  He was a retired employee of
Mississippi Power and Light Company and a United Methodist minister.  Rev. Sampley was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War,
and was awarded a Purple Heart during his service.  He was a member of Vaiden United Methodist Church and the American Legion
Post #52 in Winona, and served as the State Chaplain for Mississippi Disabled American Veterans.

Rev. Sampley is survived by his wife, Mary W. Sampley of Vaiden; two daughters, Angela Sampley King (Timothy L. King) of Vaiden and
Amber Sampley Ishee (Brett Ishee) of Pearl; one sister, Mary Eileen Southerland; and three grandchildren, Kolby Lee King, William
Kasey King, and Avery Taylor Ishee.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Gloria Jean Sampley.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Friends of Mississippi Veterans, P. O. Box 452, Union, MS  39365


Saturday, Oct. 27                11 am
Vaiden United Methodist Church

Vaiden Cemetery
Juanita Wr igh t

Mary, remembering you in your loss.

Tim, Bobbie, and James Armstrong

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow. Although the coming days and months will be
difficult for you all, know that the Lord is in control and all is well with Mr. Don. Our love and many prayers to all of

Norton Rodgers

May the Lord be closer to you in these times.

Darla Rosinski

Dear Mary, Angela, and Amber I'm so sorry for your loss! There's no way to fill that emptiness.

Don and Wanda Orr

Mary, we will always remember Don and the good times we had at Wood Jr. College. May the Lord comfort you and
your children during this time. God Bless.

Henry Allman

Alan &Pam Browning

Mary Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Dewayne and Gail Carpenter

We are thinking of each of you and praying that you find some peace in the coming days. We know you have great
memories of all the times that you as a family have had together.

Jerry & Jan Horton

Mary, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. May you feel the love and support of our Lord and all your friends. We'll
miss Don.

Ben & Linda Tharp

So sorry for your loss. We send our sympathy to you and the girls!

Norma Costilow

Mary and family, Im sorry for your loss! Thinking of you and praying that you will find peace in the in the coming
days. May the Lord comfort you st this time.

Riley W. and Bernice B. Brooks

Mary, we pray for God's comfort for you and your family in the loss of Don. We know he will be greatly missed by you
and the girls and all his many friends. We love you. Riley & Bernice

Willie Fred and Barbara Watson

We are sorry to hear of the home going of Don. May God be your source of comfort in the days to come.. He touched
many lives while he was here at Holcomg.. I am very thanking for that. God bless and keep you.

jo cartledge

Thinking of you
April 6, 1943
October 22, 2018