SAMPSON, Clarence Walton
February 17, 2014 11:40 PM | 826 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Mr. Clarence Walton Sampson age 89 of Marietta formerly of Young Harris passed away on Friday February 14, 2014 in the Kennestone Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Sampson was born on Oct. 30, 1924 in Young Harris, GA., the son of the late Asbury Sampson and the late Lula Nichols Sampson. He was a veteran of the US Army of WWII. He was an Electrician by trade having worked for many years at Lock Heed and for several years around the Marietta area. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. Clarence loved going to church and loved his family. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Anthony “Tony” Sampson in 1996. Mr. Sampson was a member of Old Brass Town Baptist Church and attended the Open Bible Tabernacle. Surviving Mr. Sampson are his loving wife of sixty six years, Dorotha Mae Puett Sampson of Marietta, two sons, Terry Sampson of Marietta and Jerry Sampson of Sarasota, FL., two sisters, Ola Mae Wimpey of Blairsville, Bonnie Lewis of Dallas, GA., daughter in law, Cindy Sampson of Powder Springs, GA., four grandchildren, Greg, Noah, Rhett and Bryan Sampson, two great grandchildren, Annabelle and Jacob, a host of his church family, many other relatives and friends also survive. Funeral services will be held on Monday Feb. 17, 2014 at 2:00pm from the Old Brasstown Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Stiles and Rev. Joe Postell officiating. Mr. Sampson will lay in state at the church from 1:30-2:00pm on Monday. Special music will be presented by Noah and Rhett Sampson. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers, Noah, Rhett, Greg and Bryan Sampson, Tom and Ray Puett. Interment will follow in the Old Brasstown Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 5-8pm. Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at: www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com
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