Ila Sampson (Sign Guestbook)

Ila Sampson, age 87, of Knoxville passed away on August 31, 2017.  Ila was a wonderful mother & friend to all who knew her. Born in Sevier County, she retired from GM with 31 yrs of seniority in 1984. She will always be remembered for her generosity & loving attitude toward others.

She was preceded in death by her late husband Jim Sampson & is survived and will be deeply missed by her brothers, Paul & David Underwood; sister Marvin Lane; sons Keith Byrd, Michael Byrd & his wife Cindy; grandchildren Barbara, Bryan, Michael, Stacy & Adam Byrd; and other extended family.

The family will Receive Friends on Friday Sept 8th at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel, 5301 Fountain Rd., Knoxville from 4.30 to 5:30pm.  The Memorial Service will follow at 5:30pm with Pastor Kim McCroskey officiating.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Roaring Creek Baptist church in Gatlinburg. Gentry Griffey is honored to serve Ms. Sampson’s family and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook below.

6 guestbook entries for “Ila Sampson”:

  1. Jim and Kay Conner says:

    In our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Eugene and Lois Ketner says:

    Sorry for your loss.

  3. Oliver & Gail Russell says:

    Rest In Peace our dear dear friend. Ila Ruth will be sorely missed, she always had a smile, laugh, and loved her family, and friends, but first and foremost she loved her GOD! Love you my sweet friend

  4. Tim Fawver says:

    Ila was a very nice person. She often sat behind me at church and always shared chewing gum with everyone in the pew. Ida had a very contagious smile and greatly encouraged me in my service to the Lord.

  5. Marshall & Angela Hargis says:

    Our love and prayers are extended to the family of Ila Ruth and to her brothers and sister- Paul, David and Marvin.

  6. PJ says:

    My husband and I would like to express our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of your beloved Ila. Although we hadn’t had the opportunity to meet Ila personally, we do understand the pain of losing one so dear. Our Heavenly Father is truly a wonderful God of comfort, he is always there for the broken hearted and those crushed in spirit…..( Psalm 34:18 )Please take a few moments share your memories with those who surround you, for the memories shared are the ones most truly cherished, may they bring you comfort and peace as you begin to heal. Take care of yourselves and each other during this very difficult time.

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