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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 and
Rev. Doug Warren 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
|April 6, 1943
October 22, 2018