Bettie H. Sampsell, 89

JUNE 20, 1922-JUNE 23, 2011

June 24, 2011

Bettie Hazel Sampsell, 89, a resident of Ravenwood Nursing Home, and formerly of 169 Rankin Circle, Martinsburg, W.Va., died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born June 20, 1922, in Cearfoss, Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Nobel and Bertha Bowers Spickler.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Sampsell, in 2002.

She is survived by one daughter, Ruth Marie Ziegler and husband, Sam, of Martinsburg; four sons, Wayne P. Sampsell and wife, Mercedes, of Mesquite, Texas, Ronald Eugene of El Paso, Texas, James R. Sampsell and wife, Doris, of Greencastle, Pa., and Richard Lee Sampsell and wife, Sherry, of Hagerstown; one sister, Pauline Renner of Boonsboro, Md.; one granddaughter; two grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Abel; and three brothers, Albert Spickler, Earl L. Spickler and Harold E. Spickler.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Ed Wade will officiate. Burial will be in Broadfording Church Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.

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