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Carolyn Griffith
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Elaine Stone


Obituaries 1981

Sample, Lena Mae LUBBOCK‑‑Services for Lena Mae Sample, 98, of 5212 70th St., will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. C. Melvin Rathael of Sun City West Baptist Church in Youngtown, Ariz., officiating. Burial will be in Pecan Grove Memorial Park in McKinney under direction of Rix Funeral Directors. Mrs. Sample died Friday at her home. Dr. John Chalk ruled that the death was by natural causes. She was born in Allen and lived in Tulia before moving to Lubbock in 1968. She attended the Tennessee School for the Deaf and the Texas School for the Deaf. She married Manor Sample Oct. 20, 1919 in Amarillo. He died in 1968. Mrs. Sample was a Baptist. Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie Benet of Lubbock; and two nephews, George H. Bates and Charles E. Bates, both of Amarillo.   Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 22 March 1981

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