|Birth: ||Dec. 21, 1908|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1986|
Funeral services for Mrs. Claude (Thelma) Samford, 71 of Center were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, in Mangum Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Charles Simpson and the Rev. Claude DeCelle officiated. Burial was in the Mr. Pleasant Cemetery.
She died at 7:55 p.m. Friday, January 17 in her residence at 115 Watlington Street.
Mrs. Samford was born December 21, 1908 in Jasper County, Texas. Her parents were Arthur Adams and Miriam Sheffield Adams.
She was a member of the Short Methodist Church. Her husband, the late Claude Samford, was the County Deputy sheriff under three sheriffs.
Survivors are a son Captain Jack Samford, of Bremerton Washington; two granddaughters, Kelly Samford, Gallup, New Mexico and Mrs. Tracy O'Rourke of San Diego, California; four sisters, Mrs. Christine Yawn of Jacksonville, Texas, Mrs. Audie Green, Center, Mrs. Geraldine Wood, Jasper and Mrs. Margaret Andrews, Center; two brothers, J. W. Adams, Vidor, and Alton Adams, of Kirbyville; also a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were George Andrews, Matt Andrews, Floyd Ellis, Shannon Adams, Hugh Adams, Gary Adams, Bobby Wood and Lee Wood.
Arthur Ernest Adams (1888 - 1951)
Bertha Miriam Sheffield Adams (1892 - 1975)
Claude Hiriam Samford (1905 - 1982)
Thelma Adams Samford (1908 - 1986)
Elmer Earnest Adams (1910 - 1972)*
Violet Beatrice Adams (1915 - 1917)*
Audie Martha Adams Green (1917 - 2009)*
Geraldine Adams Woods (1920 - 2009)*
James Willie Adams (1922 - 2015)*
Hubert Marvin Adams (1925 - 1980)*
Alton Oneal Adams (1931 - 2015)*
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Created by: Gary W. Adams
Record added: Jul 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39337840