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. John 'Ted' Clanton 1926-2015

Mr. John “Ted” Clanton, 89, passed away on Thursday, May, 21, 2015. John was married to Pauline G. Clanton for 64 years, with wh ... Read More


Joseph D. Watkins

Mr. Joseph D. Watkins Jr. of Canton passed away Monday, May 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Janice Watkins of Canton; children, Joe Wa ... Read More


Mrs. Gina Pilon

Mrs. Gina L. Pilon, 50, of Sharpsburg, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. She was born September 28, 1964, in ... Read More


Mrs. Evelyn S. Haugen

Mrs. Evelyn Hunt Sanders Haugen, 82, of Newnan passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at her home. She was born May 4, 1933, in Decatur, Alabam ... Read More


Mrs. Eloise F. Waters

Eloise Findley Waters, 87, of Navarre, FL, and Fayetteville, GA, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2015. Eloise was a devoted wife to Malard & ... Read More

Lietisa Mitchell

On May 1, 1972, Ms. Shirley Mitchell and Gaither Dyer were proud parents of their beautiful daughter Letisa Mitchell. God needed another ang ... Read More