Gail Mae Brown Sampson

February 20, 1934December 15, 2017

Gail Mae Brown Sampson, 83, a lifelong resident of Shenandoah, passed away on December 15, 2017 at her home. She was born on February 20, 1934, and was the daughter of the late Martin W. and Lena Harlow Brown. On October 18, 1952 she married Harold F. Sampson, Sr., who preceded her in death on January 12, 1994. She is survived by her son, Harold “Frankie” F. Sampson, II and wife, Joan, of Shenandoah; one grandson, Harold F. Sampson, III and wife, Katherine, of Midlothian; three great-grandchildren, Emma, Evan and Ben Sampson; sisters, Margaret Brown of Shenandoah and Jean Atkins and husband, Harry, of Elkton. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Catherine Marcrum and Muriel Roudabush; and brothers, Richard, Jack, Garland, and William Brown. All services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Shenandoah Rescue Squad, 544 4th St., Shenandoah, VA 22849 or Shenandoah Volunteer Fire Dept., 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah, VA 22849. Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting



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Diane Roudabush

December 22, 2017


My heart aches to hear of the passing of Aunt Gail. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Gail is now with mom and all that have went before her.

Jackie Hensley

December 20, 2017

My heart aches, knowing the emotions you must all be going through in this time. I hope you feel the comfort of loved ones, near and far. May you look back on many good times together, and treasure beautiful memories. Although your hearts are likey very heavy right now, I hope that they are also full, and overflowing with love for each other. May the sweetness and presence of each moment together carry you through this time, and comfort you always. Much love to you dear ones. ❤

Carol Ann & Joe McAlister

December 19, 2017

Frankie Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of the loss of "Aunt Gail"Our hearts go out to you and your loved ones.

KAY Hensley

December 19, 2017

So sorry for your loss.Praying for your family during this difficult time.

Colin "Buddy" and Juanita Roudabush

December 18, 2017

We were very sorry to hear of Gail's passing. We know she is in a better place now with her loved ones who passed before her. Our love and sympathy to her family and friends.

Crystal and Wade Merica

December 18, 2017

Keeping the family in Our Thoughts and Prayers.