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Ms. Carolyn E. Sample of Durham, North Carolina passed Monday, April 2, 2018 at Duke Regional Hospital. 

Carolyn Elizabelle Sample was born April 10, 1957 in Salisbury, Md at Peninsula Regional Hospital. From birth till time of passing April 2, 2018 Carolyn blessed countless amounts of people with her contagious smile, her laugh, wisdom, energy and her determination. Carolyn earned her high school diploma, class of 1975 at Wicomico High School. She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree from Shaw University and her master’s degree from North Carolina Central University. She retired from Vocational Rehabilitation Services where she worked as a rehabilitation counselor. Community outreach was important to Carolyn, she was involved in many community projects, the biggest one being providing meals for children in summer programs. Carolyn loved music and she valued family. While her shoes are too big to fill, her hard work and determination will forever be remembered.

Preceding her death is her father Levi Glover

Carolyn is survived by her mother Isabell Sample-Goodwin, one brother Randolph E. Sample (Barbara), two sons Christopher E. Sample and Craig E. Sample, one granddaughter Clin-Neazia E. Sample, a close cousin Angela Jones, The Paylor family and a host of other dear family and friends throughout Pottstown, PA, Salisbury, MD, Durham, Roxboro and Burlington, NC.

A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 2:00 pm at American Cremation & Funeral Service.

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  • Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ American Cremation Services, Inc.
  • Friday, April 06, 2018
    I'm going to miss you my friend. So THANKFUL you was a part of my life. Resting in the arms of God. Walking around HEAVEN all day.
    ~ Wanda Paylor   Roxboro, NC
  • Friday, April 06, 2018
    Carolyn will truly be missed, she was a very beautiful person. I thank God for allowing me the opportunity to know her . Another family member gone to a ''Better Home.''
    ~ Vicky Paylor   Roxboro, NC