Lois Dean Sams

Lois Dean Sams, 66, of Cairo, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at Integrity Health Care in Anna. 

She was born on June 23, 1957, in Cairo, the daughter of Martha Dean Estes. 

She married Gordon Patrick “Pat” Sams on Nov. 19, 1999, in Wickliffe, Ky.

Mrs. Sams is survived by her husband, Gordon Patrick “Pat” Sams of Cairo; a sister, Anna Garrison, and her sister-in-law, Carol Britt of Madisonville, Ky. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Martha Dean and Charles Jett; siblings Teddy Eugene Edging and Sabrena McAfee; and step-siblings Karen Jett, Sharon Ellis and Randy Jett.

She spent many years working at the NU Diner in Cairo as a server. She loved spending time with her husband and their fur babies. She will be dearly missed. 

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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