Samantha Lewis


Ms. Samantha Ann Lewis, 35, of Cape Charles, passed away on Jan. 20, 2024.

Born on Sept. 18, 1988, she was the daughter of Lisa Lewis (Charles Burton) and Leland Wheatley.

Samantha is survived by her parents; grandmother, Carolyn Jean Shanley; sisters, Audrey Lewis Fickel (Jamie), Alexandrea Lewis Vatis (Timmy), and Brittany Gebo; nephew, Bryton Fickel; niece, Jessie Lynn Fickel; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

She was predeceased by her grandfather, Robert William Shanley; aunt, Sharon Lewis; and cousins, Kasey Price and Randall Hickman II.

In life Samantha was a force to be reckoned with. She loved with her entire heart. She loved animals, children, and going to the beach, but most of all, she loved her family.

A memorial service will be held at Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore on Jan. 27, 2024, at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Samantha’s name to SPCA Eastern Shore Inc., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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