Virginia Carol Hedrick Sampson

Published 9:14 am Monday, May 14, 2018

Mrs. Virginia Carol Hedrick Sampson, 76, of Richie Road, Mocksville, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Kanawha County, W.Va. to the late Burton Atlee and Bertye Marie McDonald Hedrick.  Mrs. Sampson overcame many obstacles. She loved gardening and was a wonderful homemaker.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Dorsey Ralph Sampson; 2 infant sons; and 3 sisters, Nancy Griffith, Stella Hedrick and Connie Hedrick.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Tammy Sampson and Penny Childress (Daniel), all of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Christopher Burch, Austin Childress, Bryce Childress, Lorelai Moore and Courtney Trivette; a great-grandson, Logan Goins; 2 sisters, Lorretta “Jane” Smith and Brenda Pauley (Bop); 3 brothers, Buddy Hedrick Jr., Larry Hedrick (Linda) and Otis Hedrick (Linda); several nieces and nephews; special friends, Mae Marshall, Marie Williams and Richard and Kathy Wooten; and her church family at Bear Creek Baptist.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 12 at Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg McEwen officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, 4-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, 27407; American Heart Assoc., Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216; Bear Creek Baptist Youth Fund, 492 Bear Creek Church Road, Mocksville; or Hospice/Palliative CareCenter – Davie, 377 Hospital St., Ste. 103, Mocksville.