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Bette Jo Sample

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Service: 10:30am Thu. April 11th, 2019
Location: St. Raphael Catholic Church

Sample, Bette Jo, 89, of Springfield, passed away at 7:23 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Hoover Haus, Grove City, Ohio. She was born in Beloit, Kansas on May 10, 1929 the daughter of Raymond and Mary Pearl (Wagner) Reiter. She was an extremely active member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and volunteered for many years at the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Survivors include her three children and spouses, Michael (Kaye) Sample, Mark Sample and Lisa (Tim) Bowman; three daughters-in-law, Marcia Lyons, Laura Dancy and Cheryl Sample; brother, Jerry Reiter; 12 grandchildren, Sara, Paul, Amy, Anne, Amanda, Britni, Chloe, Rocky, Angelique, Gabrielle, Brigitte, Sophia and nine great grandchildren. She was a devoted wife and mother whose love and joy were expressed to everyone through singing, dancing, gardening and praising the Lord! She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Sample, Sr. and two sons, Joseph Sample, Jr. and Patrick Sample. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Raphael Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Raphael Church.
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Lisa, I just want you to know that your mom "got it right".....she raised you....a very special person. So even though I do not know her, YOU are a reflection of her so she must be a VERY SPECIAL lady who now guides and prays for you from the very place JESUS IS!!!! You will see her.....she is just "out of town" for now. I want you to know that I am praying for you and your family....that the Lord is consoling your heart (s). Loosing a mom is one of the toughest things we go through in life....so my heart goes out to you. You radiate HER beauty and light daily. God Bless you and your family!

- Cindy Bauman, Tuesday April 9th, 2019

Mrs. Sample was an example of a life well lived..always enjoyed her love of her God, love of life and a flair for style. Rest in peace dear lady.

- Dan & Bonnie Schutte, Monday April 8th, 2019

Betty Jo was such a beautiful lady, inside & out. Have missed seeing her in church over the last few years. She was another "good & faithful servant" called home. Rip dear, sweet Betty Jo.

- Roger & Margaret Weeks & Family, Monday April 8th, 2019

Mrs. Sample was like a mother to me and made me feel like one of the family. Over the years I always tried to stop by to see her when visiting Ohio. I am sure she is in heaven and hope she sends us her graces.

- Tom Connelly, Monday April 8th, 2019

Bette was an amazing and graceful woman She will be missed. Thoughts and prayers

- Vicki Valentine Hermanowski, Monday April 8th, 2019

Bette Jo and Joe were great neighbors and friends to my parents over the years! Bless her as I am sure she is at peace with Joe and her sons. Hugs to the family in this difficult time. Heaven gained another angel!

- Elaine and Sean Doane, Monday April 8th, 2019

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