Louise Ellen Samples, 89, of Mt. Lookout, WV passed
away on Monday, January 23, 2017 in the Bowers
Hospice House in Beckley. Born November 23, 1927 she
was a daughter of the late Charles and Zella Bennett
Woods. She was also preceded in death by her
husband, Emery Dencil Samples in 1996 and by four
brothers and three sisters.
She was a born again Christian member of the Mt.
Pleasant Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and
Survivors include her children; Linda (Gary) Bailes;
Alvie (Kathy) Samples; all of Mt. Lookout; three
granddaughters, Shannon Dickerson, Angie Bailes and
Tamara Brown; three great grandchildren, Logan
Dickerson, Taylor Dickerson and Robbie Swartz; five
brothers, Delmus of Ravenswood, WV, Dencil of Strange
Creek, Dana of Meridian, ID, Dorles of Marshallville, OH
and Demil of Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on
Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist
Church in Mt. Lookout with Pastor Joe Shaffer and Pastor
Mark Secrist officiating. Interment will follow in the
church cemetery under the direction of the White Funeral
Home at Summerville. Friends may call at the church
one hour prior to the services.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in
Louise’s name to Hospice of Southern West Virginia; PO
Box 1472; Beckley, WV 25802
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.