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John Samples


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John Samples, age 85, of Canton, GA passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 at Heritage Hospice.

Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 PM, on Sunday, October 23, 2022, from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Mulkey, and Evan Samples officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday, October 22, 2022, and from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2022 at South Canton Funeral Home.

He was preceded in death by, Parents: Cleborn and Nettie Samples, Brothers: Bascom, Royston and Adolphus "Snooks". Sisters: Sara Christopher, Bernice Thomason, Pat Stanfield and Nettie Ruth Long

Survivors include:

Wife - Myrtle Ann Cook Samples

Son - Dwayne and Jennifer Samples

Daughter - Lisa and Mitch Crowe

Brother - Jimmy and Juanita Samples

Brother - Clay Samples

Grandchildren - Evan and Sarah Samples, Bailey Samples, Ashton Crowe and Carson Crowe

Great Grandchildren - Micah Samples and Selah Samples

Several Nieces, Nephews and other Family members also survive.

South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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