Helen Fletcher Sams

June 5, 1923 - February 23, 2013

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Dr. Helen Fletcher Sams, of Fayetteville, died February 23, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 ˝ years, Dr. Ferrol “Sambo” Sams, Jr. and grandchildren Jennifer Sams and Joseph Sams. She is survived by her four children Dr. Ferrol & Kathy Sams, III; Ellen & Luke Nichols; Dr. Jim & Marie Sams; and Honorable Fletcher & Dana Sams, all of Fayetteville; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Max Fletcher of Greensboro, FL; Dr. T.B. Fletcher and Dr. John Fletcher, both of Tallahassee, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. She will lie in state from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Rev. Mark Westmoreland and Dr. Sam Matthews will officiate. A private burial will be held later. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to the Joseph Sams School.
Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com


Born: June 5, 1923
Death: February 23, 2013


Funeral Service

Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:00 PM at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church
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Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel
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Memorial donations may be made to:
The Joseph Sams School


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