Star - Madie Ethel Brewer Sams, age 77, died Monday, September 25, 2017, at FirstHealth Moore Regional in Pinehurst.
Mrs. Sams was born in Montgomery County on October 17, 1939 to Claude Edward and Madie Laura (Covington) Brewer.
She operated Biscoe Florist for several years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, knitting, canning, tatting, and researching family genealogy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Avra Sams, sister, Marie Rhoades, and brother, Jim Brewer.
She is survived by one daughter, Loretta Sams of Bolivia; one son, Calvin Sams (Katrina) of Albemarle; one sister: Myrtle Freeman (Richard) of Star; one brother, Joe Brewer (Hester) of Star; one grandson, Josh Sams (Amelia), of Mt. Gilead; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 1, at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Montgomery County Humane Society, c/o Sally Morris, 1150 Okeewemee Road, Troy, NC 27371.