Alfonzo “Al” James Sample, 41, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008. He worked at Vlassic Foods for 16 years and was employed by Mountaire Farms.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Sample; daughters Jazmine, Alana and Alayla Sample; step-daughter Kayla Townsend and Aliyah Sample of Ellendale. He is also survived by his sisters, Amy Kellam of Millsboro, April Thacker of Seaford, Rose and Roshelle Sample of New Jersey; brothers, Bobbie Sample of Ellendale; aunts, Jeanette Finney and Loise Sample of Millsboro, Catherine Sample and Eyvonne Sample of Georgetown, Sara Ames of Bridgeville, Josephine Tharp of Massachusetts, Mary Nelson of Parsonsburg; uncles, Gary Horsey of Virginia, Raymond Sample of Harrington, Ralph Sample, Joseph Aducci and John Hargett of Millsboro; and a host of nieces and nephews and cousins. Sample was very will known and had a smile and laugh family members said one could never forget. All will miss him.
Services will be held on Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at 7 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington Street, Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior.