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

Mrs. Rose Marie Barnhart

Mrs. Rose Marie Barnhart, age 75, of Newnan, died at Southland Health and Rehabilitation on July 31, 2014. She was born on Sept. 23, 1938, t ... Read More


Mrs. Grace Sutton

Mrs. Grace Headley Sutton, 67, of Newnan, GA, died peacefully Sept. 15, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Sutton was born in Grantville on May 28 ... Read More


Mr. Robert Alton Kingsland

Mr. Robert Alton Kingsland, age 74, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his residence after a battle with cancer.  He was born July ... Read More


Mr. Jerry Ray Hiser

Mr. Jerry Ray Hiser, age 57, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Newnan. He was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Steubenville, Ohio, to Frank Hiser ... Read More


Mr. William “Al” McKenzie Jr.

Mr. William “Al” McKenzie Jr., born to Doctor and Clara McKenzie on May 7, 1956, passed away on Aug. 20, 2014, from complication ... Read More

Henry Oswald MacDonell Jr.

Henry Oswald MacDonell Jr., age 84, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Ansley Park in Newnan. He was born April 6, 1930, in St. Au ... Read More