July 18, 1973 ~ April 23, 2001

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Donna Jean Peek Sams, 27, of Leicester, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 23, 2001 following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Lonzo Owens and paternal grandmother, Mary Sue Peek.

A native of Buncombe County, she was a 1991 graduate of Erwin High School and a member of South Turkey Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Ronnie, her two daughters, Jamie and Jessica Sams of the home; her parents, Don and Melba Owens Peek; two brothers, Lee Peek and his wife Jennifer and Matthew Peek; maternal grandmother, Vernie White and paternal grandfather, T.L. Peek all of Leicester.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Corinth Baptist Church with Revs. Charles Surrett and Philip Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends 7-9:00 p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home, Patton Avenue where the body will remain until being placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service.

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  1. Don & Melba,

    You have our deepest sympathy. We know death is certain, yet it remains hard to accept. It may help to
    know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    May God richly, richly bless you and your family.

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  2. Don and Melba I am so sorry to hear about Donna. I now this is a very sad time but God will see you thru it. She is in his loving arms and talking to your mom. God bless and keep you.
    Linda & Greg

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  3. We were sorry to hear of your loss. Take comfort in knowing that Donna is in a much better place and that someday you will be together again. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
    Love and Prayers,
    The Pharmacy Staff

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  4. We are sorry to hear about Donna’s passing. It’s always tragic when someone so young is taken away from us. May you find comfort, knowing you’ll see her again in Heaven.
    Love and Prayers,
    Steve, Sharon, Crystal and Chad Roberson

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  5. Dear Peek and Sams Family , we were so sorry to hear about Donna she was truly a beautiful girl…..she went to school with our 2 girls…..You have been in our prayers and thoughts since the accident…..and will continue to be there,,,,,,,Bob and Judy Goodwin

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  6. To the Family of Donna,I am so truly sorry to hear about Donna. I knew Donna from high school, and from living on the creek as kids.She was a caring person with a thoughtful manner and sweet smile.My utmost sympathies and condolences. She will be missed.
    Bryan Franklin

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  7. Our deepest sympathies be with you in the loss of your love one. May Gods Grace be with you in this time of sorrow.

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  8. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult and trying time. May God’s goodness and mercy surround you and give you peace during this time of sorrow. Even though I can’t be home for the service, I will be with you in spirt.
    Love,
    Tina

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  9. Don, Melba, Ronnie & girls

    Our deepest sympathy to you all. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this hard time. Hold her love and memories with you through the pain with the wonderful reassurance you will see her again along the side of our God. May God hold you close and bless you all.
    Sheletha, Dewayne, Salem, Michael and Bryan Smith.

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  10. This was a very hard thing to see. We are very sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do for you or the girls, just let us know.We will keep you all in our thoughts.

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