SHREVE – Alma R. Sampson of Shreve died Friday Feb. 15, 2008 at her home.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M. Tuesday Feb. 19, 2008 in the Ripley Church of Christ 12298 County Rd. 330 Big Prairie with Rev. Jim Platner officiating. Burial will follow in Ripley cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Monday Feb. 18, 2008 from 6-9 P.M. with an Eastern Star service beginning at 5:30 P.M. McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
She was born in Cameron West Virginia the daughter of George and Mary Smutko Haws. In March of 1971 she married Walter Sampson who survives.
Alma retired from Rubbermaid in 1983 after 31 years of service. She was a graduate of Perrysville High School, where she was a star player for the girls basketball team. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Shreve where she had served as Worthy Matron 3 times. She was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ and a member of the Women of the Word Bible study. Alma enjoyed swimming and was a member of the Wooster YMCA.
Along with her husband Alma is survived by 4 children: Larry (Marilyn) McElroy of Shreve, Harry (Chris) McElroy of wooster, Nancy (Gary) McComas of Wooster, and Sharon (Lester) Sigler of Big Prairie. 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren. a half sister Elda of Massillon. She was preceded in death by a daughter: Connie Etzwiler, 2 grandchildren, 2 brothers and 4 sisters.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County 2525 Back Orrville Rd. wooster Ohio 44691 in her memory.
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County
1:00 P.M. Tues. Feb. 19, 2008 @ Ripley Church of Christ
Monday Feb. 18 from 6-9 with a Eastern Star service at 5:30