Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home

125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN


Grover C. Sams

January 12, 1934September 6, 2019

Grover C. Sams, 85, of Greeneville passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Durham-Hensley Nursing Home.

He retired as an Electronic Technician from Philips Consumer Electronics.

He was a member of Towering Oaks Baptist Church.

Grover was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years: Ozella Sams; 1 son and daughter-in-law: Floyd M. (Mike) and B.J. Sams of Greeneville; 4 grandsons; 1 granddaughter; several great grandchildren; one sister: Shelby Gosnell; several nieces and nephews; and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents: John Baxter and Nina Sams; and one brother: Ray Sams.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 - 7 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. James K. Pierce III, Rev. Dennis Shumate, and Rev. Jay Parker officiating.

Interment will be at 11 am Tuesday in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. The Greene County Honor Guard and Tennessee National Guard will conduct military graveside services. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10 am Tuesday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Special thanks to all caregivers of Durham Hensley Health Care and Caris Hospice.


  • Ozella Sams, Wife of 60 years
  • Floyd M. "Mike" and B.J. Sams, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Shelby Gosnell, Sister
  • John Baxter and Nina Sams, Parents (deceased)
  • Ray Sams, Brother (deceased)
  • Grover also leaves four grandsons, one granddaughter, several great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law to cherish his memory.

  • Family and Friends


  • Visitation Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 9, 2019


Grover C. Sams

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Johnnie Wisecarver

September 11, 2019

I am sorry for loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yout family.

Clay Shelton

September 11, 2019

Until it happens no one can imagine they are gone. Lost both my parents and still miss talking to and seeing them. No one knows how much you will miss your Dad. Only you. Condolences to you and your family at this time. Hopefully all your memories of him are good ones.