Sarah Jane Morris Samuels

Sarah Jane Samuels

Age 72, Shenandoah, Va.

Sarah Jane Morris Samuels, 72, of Shenandoah, passed away October 18, 2020 at her home.

 Mrs. Samuels was born October 18, 1948 in Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah Parkinson Morris. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Roy D. Smith III, and siblings Amanda Samuels, Larry Morris and Richard Morris.

 Mrs. Samuels loved to bake and play bingo wherever she could, and enjoyed traveling to Charlestown with family and friends. She worked at Wrangler for a number of years and retired from RR Donnelly. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be greatly missed by all those who loved her.      

 On April 24, 1965, she married Calvin Carson Samuels who preceded her in death.

She is survived by four daughters, Sarah L. Stroupe and husband, Steve, of Penn Laird, Anita R. Taylor and husband, “Red”, of Shenandoah, Crystal L. Poe and husband, Robert, of  Woodstock, Jennifer G. Samuels and fiancé, Buck Turner, of Lacey Springs; brothers, Charles “Bill” “Chuck” Morris and wife, Karen, of Elkton,  Johnny Morris and wife, Annette, of Stanley; sisters, Rose Lam and husband, Billy,  Lucille Shifflett and husband, Allen, Darlene Morris, all of Elkton; seven grandchildren, Jason S. Samuels and wife, Brittany who was raised in the home, Brittany Samuels and fiancée, Anthony Powell, Jordan Royer and companion, Alexis Brown, Blake Royer, Matt Breeden, Heather Breeden and husband, Wes, Taelor Poe Smith; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Breeden, Jaden Meadows, Adalynn Royer and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton with Rev. Rick Robertson officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.  

Memorial gifts may be made to the U.S. COPD Coalition, P.O. Box 86, Union, ME 04862 or donate through their website at or you can donate to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Website at

Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton is handling arrangements.

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