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Ellen Samuels of Lamar County, Texas


Ellen Samuels, 92, of Paris entered eternal rest on December 2, 2018, in Legend Healthcare and Rehab.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with the Rev. Eddie J. Adams serving as Eulogist. Her remains will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until funeral time. Interment will follow to Fairland Cemetery under the Direction of Maxey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Samuels was born February 12, 1926, in Lamar County, Texas to the parentage of the late Ida Lee McFalls and Terry Gordon. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and a retiree of Campbell Soup, Inc.

She is survived by:
sons: Leroy Samuels & Wife, Bettye of Paris
Daughters: Sharon Reed and husband, LaColis Reed, Jr., of Peoria, Illinois; Bobbie Loraine Lintz of Dallas, Texas
Sisters: Juanita Torrence of Paris
Sisters-in-law: Arzea McFalls of Paris; Mattie Washington of Oklahoma City, OK
Grandchildren: Darius Samuels and wife, Coretta; Rosalind Samuels; LaColis Reed, III and wife, Tameka; Ryan Rashad Reed and wife, Sokonie; Andrea Reed Oronsaye, and husband, Iyare; Traci Dixon and husband, Dennis; Brent Lintz and wife, Tonja
Twelve great-grandchildren