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Helen Sampson

May 18, 1920 — September 30, 2013


SAMPSON, Helen Mae
Age 93, of Covington , passed away Monday September 30, 2013, at Troy Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 18, 1920, in Covington, Ohio, to her parents Russell Edward & Laura (Jones) Furnas. Helen graduated from Covington High School Class of 1938. On March 17, 1939, she married Leo Minser Sampson and together they shared a life on the family farm for 38 years. She worked at Sampsons Hardware Store in Pleasant Hill and began working on the Board of Elections in 1960. She was a longtime member of the Covington United Church of Christ and a member of the Troy Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Leo Sampson; grandson David Sampson; great grandson Kyle Bryan. She will be missed and remembered by her daughter Jeanette Bryan of Covington; sons and daughters-in-law Rodney & Charlotte Sampson of Covington, James & Delores Sampson of Covington, Steven Sampson & Thelma Sweet of Troy; grandchildren Daniel Sampson, Sherri Sampson, Debra Bolin, Randy Sampson, James Bryan, Joseph Sampson, Jonathon Sampson, Thomas Sampson; step grandchildren Eric Hand, Matthew Hand, Jennifer Foresight, Mitchell Bolin, Zac Sweet, Drake Sweet; 8 great grandchildren, 10 step great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, 4 step great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, October 4, at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 10 S. High Street, Covington, with interment following at Greenville Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Covington United Church of Christ115 N. Pearl Street, Covington, Ohio 45318

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