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LaVerne Cook Samples
1934 - 2011

LaVerne Cook Samples, 77, of Wichita Falls passed away Thursday, March 24, at her home.

Services were held Monday at the First Baptist Church of Lakeside City. Burial was held at Camp Creek Cemetery in Guntown, MS.

Mrs. Samples was born Feb. 22, 1934, to George and Willie Dean (Moss) Cook in Ennif, OK. She was a LVN and retired from the North Mississippi Medical Center. She enjoyed cooking and having friends and family visit and playing games with her kids and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward Samples; brothers, Marnie and Dewayne Cook; sisters, Dorothy Brothers, and Alpha Hammett; a son, Larry; and grandchildren, Troy Dean Samples, and Ashley Weiss.

Survivors include sons, Kenneth of Wichita Falls, and Jeremy of Blue Springs, MS.; daughters, Debra Weiss of Wichita Falls, Brenda Best of Fort Worth, and Vickie Howard of Bowie; sisters, Dale Bullard of Tulsa, OK., Shirley Williams of Plano and Orpha Sidlauskas of Iowa Park; a brother, Jimmy Cook of Iowa Park; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

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