Aline Virginia Sam, 83, passed on from this life Sunday, January 6, 2013, in Paris, TX.. Virginia Sam was born in Ft. Towson, the daughter of George Lester and Etline (Tims) Washington. She married Leonard Sam in January 1953 in Hot Springs, AR. She was a lifelong member of the High Hill Church where she taught Sunday school for adults and children, but loved to take her grandchildren to church with her. Virginia had traveled extensively throughout her life and actually visited or lived in the forty-eight states. At the age of fifty she fulfilled her lifelong dream to become a LPN. She has worked in the Hugo Nursing Homes, the Choctaw Nursing Home in Antlers and several area hospitals. She loved the outdoors, gardening, sewing, and raising Hereford calves. She always let her children know she loved them and loved spending a lot of time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard Sam; daughter, Cindi Baker; grandson, Sam Davis; brother, Oliver Washington. Virginia is survived by her son, Gordon Sam of Dallas, TX; four daughters, Ramona White Tobacco of Soper, Pam Hunt of Antlers, Virginia Foster and husband Clark of Paris, TX, Sue Gann and husband Robert of Hugo; sister, Naomi Sweet of Downey, CA; fourteen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and three beloved dachshunds. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Hugo. Funeral services for Virginia Sam will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home with Rev. Rosie Baker, Rev. Tommy Wesley and Rev. Bertram Bobb officiating and burial following at High Hill Cemetery north of Spencerville, OK. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at www.praterlampton.com .
Funeral Services were conducted by: Prater~Lampton~Mills
& Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo