The heavens opened up on Jan.20th, 2021 to receive Theda Samples. She was 87 yrs young. Born on June 22nd,1933 to Theodore and Harriet Cox. She was an Earth angel and was affectionately known as " Granny" to everyone she met.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Ava Hinkle, her husband Billy Samples, her son James "Jimbo" Samples, her Granddaughter Staci Groth and Great Grandson Joshwa Bowen.
She is survived by her sister Carol Taylor and her daughter Nancy(Mike) Bowen, her son Norman(Christy)Samples and her daughter Sue. Her Grandchildren Scott(Amy)Samples, Mikey Bowen, Kay Stephens, Jayme Bowen, Lukas Bowen, Shaun Micheal Samples, Brittany(Jonathan) Adkins, Kevin Groth, Lisa Marie, and Suzannah. Her Great Grandchildren Alex Bowen, Justin Stephens, Jeremy Bowen, Lil Georgie Hall, Jayden Bowen, Lukas Bowen Jr., Desi,Kynnedie, Laikynn, Creed, Bailey and Ryder. Her Great-Great Grandchildren Adri and Jaylan. Two very special friends Cheryl Young and Becky Voltz. And Her two little furbabies Nate and Squeek.
The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world
The family requests friends and family may come for visitation from 1 PM to 3 PM at Edwards Funeral Service, 1166 Parsons Ave. in Columbus. The service will begin at 3 PM where Masks will be required to enter and Social distancing will be practiced for everyone’s safety.
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