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.

5 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.

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