Gletis Wordell Sampson, 62, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Durant, Okla.


Gletis Wordell Sampson, 62, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Durant, Okla.

 

Graveside services will be Monday, November 22, 2010, at 2 .m. at Durwood Cemetery, Marshall County.
Gletis was born March 9, 1948, in Kingston, Okla., to Adam Sampson and Betty (Morris) Sampson.

 

He was married to Wanda Oldrock.

 

Gletis worked at the Choctaw Plaza in the maintenance department and was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Durant, Okla. He was always putting a smile on people’s faces and will be remembered as a good-hearted man and a wonderful father and grandfather.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

 

Gletis is survived by one son, Emmanuel Sampson; two daughters, Carol Sampson and Judy Sampson, all of Ardmore, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother; Andrew Sampson of Ardmore, Okla.; an aunt, Clarice Hudson of Mannsville, Okla.; and a niece, Andrea Sampson of Ardmore, Okla.  

 

The family will have a prayer service in the Griffin~Hillcrest Chapel Sunday, November 21, 2010, at 6 p.m.

 

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.