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Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home

5401 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA

OBITUARY

Alfreda LaVern Samuels

July 20, 1955October 27, 2019
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Alfreda LaVern Samuels passed peacefully from this life the morning of October 27, 2019 after a gradual decline in health with family by her side.

Alfreda LaVern Samuels was born July 20, 1955 to Eddie Lean Rowland in Miami, FL. She was the youngest of three. She attended the public schools in Miami, Fl after graduating. She furthered her college education. Alfreda LaVern Samuels later moved to San Francisco, CA in the late 1970’s where she served in United States Army for many years as Chef. Corporal Alfreda Samuels was honorably discharged in 1980.

Her interests included family, fishing, and cooking. She would have breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by noon. Alfreda was a woman of many talents. She was an amazing artist and loved gardening. Anything she touched would flourish. Everybody knew her and when someone saw one of her children, they’d say “you Freda child!"

She is preceded in death by her mother Eddie Lean Rowland and grandfather James Lewis Rowland. Alfreda LaVern Samuels is survived by five children: Fred and Robyn Samuels of Wrightsville, GA; Marcus Dalton “Willie Lee” of Columbus, OH; JoyMarie and Danielle Owens of Savannah, GA; Denise Laverne Samuels of Seattle, WA; and Hal Samuels and Chanelle Stanley of Murfreesboro, TN. Also, survived by two grandsons Rockevion Samuels and Quymasi Samuels, one sister Linda Pullen-Green of Wrightsville, GA; one brother Thomas Fann of Miami, FL; special sister OlaMae Williams “Doll”and a host of other relatives and friends. And we can’t forget “princess” her little four legged grandchild who she adored. Ethel Bartmess “Partner in Crime” you are mom’s best buddy and she loved you. Thank you.

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, November 3, 2019

Memories

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Patricia Lynn

November 3, 2019

To my Niece , you ran a good race and fought a good fight. May you rest with the Lord now, you will be truly missed. I thank God for all the good times we shared growing up to gather and the endless laughs. For your children that’s left behind your spirit will live with them and through them forever.,,,,,
Gone but never forgotten!! Love you Freda , your Auntie Pat❤️🙏🏾

Joy Owens

November 3, 2019

Denise LaVern Samuels

November 1, 2019

Mommy,
I miss you..... Im so thankful to be your baby girl! You are my best friend and I love you so much.. Im so thankful that the Lord allowed me to be here for you and do what you asked me to do. The Lord gave us a precious gift by blessing us to have you. Mommy You will forever be missed my "CHIP OFF THE OLE BLOCK.. Rest easy with the Lord.. As you would say "I LOVE YOU MORE"... Love Your baby girl NeNee

Marcus Dalton

October 28, 2019

Mom I miss you already, but God knew it was time for you to be free. I will cherish the short moments we shared together forever. I love you but God loved your more and took you back with him. Mom you will live on in our hearts forever, I will look after my brothers and sisters God will hold us up and keep us together.
Rest on mom
Love your Son Marcus (Willie Lee)

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