Mr. James Edward Samples
Mr. James Edward Samples, 89, of Franklin, GA, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
Mr. Samples was born Sept. 29, 1923, in Coweta County, son of the late Ernest Willie (Red) Samples and Bernice Stella Smallwood Samples. A resident of the Newnan and Hogansville area most of his life, he retired from Ryder Truck Lines as a truck driver. He enjoyed buying and selling, and was a savvy trader.
Survivors include his son and daughter in-law, Rickey and Peggy Samples of Hogansville; daughters and sons in-law, Elaine and Ray Fritts, Arlene and Numey (Sandy) Saunders, all of Hogansville, Vickie and Craig Dean of Orange Beach, AL; sister and brother in-law, Leroy and Gerrie Samples of McDonough; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Dean Samples.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6 in the chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Rev. Terry Calhoun and Rev. Alan Waldrop will officiate and interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com .

More Obituaries

Mr. Bobby Joe Story

Mr. Bobby Joe Story, age 78, of Newnan, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Tanner Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 7, 1935, in C ... Read More


Mr. James Chastain

Mr. James Chastain, age 71, of Newnan, GA, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Arab, AL, to the la ... Read More


Ms. Lucile Virginia Lassetter Moat

Ms. Lucile Virginia Lassetter Moat, 103, of Newnan, passed away on July 23, 2014, at Newnan Health and Rehab. She was born on Aug. 1, 1910, ... Read More


Mr. Duriel Lee O’Kelley

Mr. Duriel Lee O’Kelley passed away in Easley, SC, on July 22, 2014, three days after his 85th birthday. He was born in Pisgah Fores ... Read More


Ms. Dawn Michelle Kraker

Ms. Dawn Michelle Kraker, 41, of Newnan, GA, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was born on Jan. 26, 1973. She is preceded in death by ... Read More

Mrs. Janice LaVerne Jones Carter Cauthen

Mrs. Janice LaVerne Jones Carter Cauthen departed this earthly life on July 21, 2014, at the age of 82, 31 days before her next birthday. Sh ... Read More