The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Bridges Road, Buena Vista, Georgia, where Reverend Felton Poole is pastor. Pastor Annie Statum, pastor of Love and Peace Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery, GA Hwy 41 South, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Josie L. Wimbush Sampson was born July 27, 1949 in Buean Vista, Marion County, Georgia, to the late Elam Wimbush and Willie Ruth Pough Wimbush. She was educated in the public school system of Marion County. She was a faithful and dedicated member of Love and Peace Church. She was a chef at Signs of the Dove Restaurant and a short order cook at the Cash and Go service station. She was the widow of the late Edward Sampson, Sr. She is preceded in death by eight siblings, Dela Mae Williams, Lizzie Ruth Perry, Emma Lois Colbert, Ruby Jean Walker, Georgia Walker, Johnny L. Wimbush, James Wimbush, and Sam Wimbush.
Survivors are four children, Cleveland Wimbush (Clarietha), Edward Sampson, Jr., Jimbethy Sampson, and Mary Ann Sampson, all of Buena Vista, Georgia; five grandchildren, Quintavious Sampson, Martez Sampson, Shacorrial Sampson, Keshawn Sampson, and Derrick Wimbush; six great grandchildren, Aubrey Walton, Malania Walton, Shania Holt, Lauryn, Jalem Sampson, A’zarriah Wafford; six siblings, Rosie Reynolds, Ellaville, Georgia, Annie Ruth Campbell, Linda Hightower, both of Buena Vista, Georgia, Mary Helen-Clark (Billy), Ellaville, Georgia, Willie Frank Wimbush, Elem Wimbush, Jr. (Anita), all of Buena Vista, Georgia; a devoted niece Nettie Minter, who you could always find them somewhere together; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.