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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen M. Sample 1923 - 2007 McLouth

McLouth - Services for Helen M. Sample, 83, McLouth, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in McLouth Cemetery.Mrs. Sample died Saturday, June 2, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Hopkins, Mo., the daughter of William Riley and Nora Naomi Oxley Williams. She graduated from high school in Hopkins in 1941 and attended a year of college in Maryville, Mo.Mrs. Sample worked as a cook for the McLouth school district and was a homemaker. She was a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church.She married Joseph Bernard Sample on Dec. 1, 1944, in Kansas City, Kan. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Roger Sample, Garnett, and Robert Sample, Lawrence; a brother, George Williams, Maryville, Mo.; three sisters, Frances Espey and Evelyn Birkenholz, both of Maryville, and Dorothy Mick, Savannah, Mo.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.