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Elmo Sample

Elmo Alex Sample

Monday, May 3, 1926 - Monday, September 28, 2020
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Obituary

Elmo Alex Sample, age 94, of Smiley, Texas passed away on September 28, 2020. Elmo was born in Sample, Texas on May 3, 1926, as the third of three sons born to Alex H. and Annie May Sample.

Elmo graduated from Smiley High School in 1943 where he was a good athlete and football player. After graduation, he met the love of his life, Jeannine Ann Marquis on a blind date. They fell in love and married on October 7, 1951. One year later their first child Charlotte Jean was born. In 1954 John Alex came, and eight years later in 1962 came Merilyn Gay.

Elmo is survived by his loving family, daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Trey McMahon of Nixon; son, John Sample of Waelder; son-in-law, Kennon Cantley of Smiley; grandson, Joseph “Joey” Taylor and wife Kellie of San Antonio and great-granddaughters, Ella and Olivia; grandson, Chad Taylor and wife Brittany of San Antonio, great-grandsons Brooks and Beau, and great-granddaughter, Clair; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jeannine Sample; daughter, Merilyn Cantley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Horace and Bernice Sample, Carl and Annette Sample, and Charles “Chick” and Mary Lou Marquis. There will be a private family graveside service on Saturday, October 3, 2020.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Saturday, October 3, 2020
12:00pm
The Sample Family Home
702 N. FM 108, Smiley, Texas

Pastor Kathey Adams will be officiant of the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Smiley United Methodist Church, 208 S. Morey, Smiley, Texas 78159 or Bundick Cemetery, P.O. Box 385, Smiley, Texas 78159.
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Service Details

  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, October 3, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    702 N. FM 108, Smiley, Texas 78159
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Notes
    The Sample Family Home
    Officiant
    Pastor Kathey Adams
  • Interment

    Location
    Bundick Cemetery
    Address
    2982 US Hwy 87
    Smiley, Texas 78159
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    Notes
    Private Family Ceremony

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Rodger and Judy Canion

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We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Sample’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.
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