Shirley Riddle Sampson
January 29, 1943 ~ April 22, 2014
Resided in: Candler, NC
Shirley Riddle Sampson, 71, of Candler, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. A native of Yancey Co., she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Vernie Robinson Riddle. Mrs. Sampson worked for eighteen years in the bookstore at A-B Tech. She loved to work in her yard, and she was a member of Starnes Cove Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Don Sampson; daughter Donna Sampson; son Duane Sampson; grandson Deion Sampson; and sisters Dorothy Sampson and Betty Ward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charlie Sams officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Starnes Cove Baptist Church, 149 Starnes Cove Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.