Susan Gail Samples, 68, of Alum Creek, passed away on March 31, 2013, Easter Sunday at Hubbard Hospice West, South Charleston, WV.
She was born August 30, 1944 in South Charleston, and graduated from South Charleston High School in 1962, and retired from Thomas Memorial Hospital.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry & Thelma Driggs, special aunt Nell Driggs and close friend, Connie Harper.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Bernard “Whitey” Samples, Daughter, Kimberly and husband, David Means of Tornado, and granddaughter Mandy Means and Dean Ross; Brother, Phil (Nancy) Driggs, Sisters, Judy Bowden, (Kenny Gillenwater) and Becky Cook; nieces and nephews: Kelly Miller, Brent Bowden, Billy Bright, Stephanie Gregory, Phillip, Jeff, Chris, Jamie and Jody Driggs, and a host of family and friends who will remember her laughter, humor and loving heart.
Services will be 7:00pm on Thursday, April 4th at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastors Frank Chapman and Butch Leadman officiating. Friends and family may gather two hours prior to the service.
In keeping with Susan’s wishes, following the services she will be cremated.
A special thanks to the staff of Thomas Memorial Hospital and Hubbard Hospice House West. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to HospiceCare, 1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311.