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Kimberly Michelle Samples

Kimberly Michelle “Kim” Samples


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Kimberly Michelle “Kim” Samples, age 42, of 288 Kellett Road, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at PRISMA Health, Laurens County Hospital.


Born in Richland County, SC, she was a daughter of Thomas Rish and the late Maggie Cagle Rish. Kim was an avid Carolina Gamecocks Fan, who loved being with her family and grandchildren.


In addition to her father, she is survived by her children, Austin Samples and wife Ashely of Greer, Blake Samples, Anna Samples, Hanna Samples, all of Laurens; a sister, Megan Rish and husband Robbie Vaughn of Laurens; two grandchildren, Peyton and Rylee; three nephews, Joshua, Zachary, and Luke; and her significant other, Ronnie Frady.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Ben Rumph with burial to follow at Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery.


The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Friday, May 21, 2021, from 6:00-8:00 PM.


Memorials may be made to the Kimberly Samples Funeral Fund, c/o The Kennedy Mortuary, P.O. Box 282, Laurens, SC 29360.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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A candle was lit in memory of Kimberly Samples

Hannah Samples Jun 4 2021 12:00 AM

You will always be remembered for the wonderful person you always were keep watch over us lovely gal my condolences to Blake and the rest of the family Kim was a true friend and Will be missed dearly

Kathy Agness May 21 2021 12:00 AM

Blake and family,
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was always so nice to me when you were in my room at school. I am praying for your family. GOD bless you!

Donnis and James Quinn

Donnis Quinn May 21 2021 12:00 AM

Love you Kim and May you fly high. God be with your family. You were one of a kind

Deborah Ramirez May 20 2021 12:00 AM