Ethel M. Sample


Mrs. Ethel M. Sample, 90, of Nelsonia, departed this life Friday, July 30, 2021, at Citadel Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach.

Born in Hacksneck, Ethel was the beloved daughter of the late John Thomas and the late Berlie Doughty Sample. In April 1957, Ethel entered into holy matrimony with Claude Sample, who preceded her in death. Ethel was a homemaker who loved to cook.

Private funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, at Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with the Rev. DeAngelo Johnson officiating. Interment was in the Star East Cemetery, Accomac.

Ethel leaves to cherish fond memories: one son, Darry Sample; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Ben Sample; three sisters-in-law; Mary Johnson, Doris Sample, and Emily Sample; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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