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Margaret Sampson

July 20, 1930 — January 23, 2020

Margaret Ann “Marty” Sampson, of Boyd County, Ky died 23 January 2020. Marty was born in Charleston, WV a daughter of the late Frank and Hazel Foutty. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William F. Sampson, Sr., three sisters, Eleanor Twohig of FL, Josephine Mecklem of GA, and Judy Eades of WV, as well as a nephew, Patrick Twohig of CA, and nieces Jan Surface of GA, and Barbara Twohig of OK. Marty is survived by three sons, William F. Sampson, Jr., (Janie) of Versailles, KY, James Scott Sampson (Mary Pat) of Niceville, FL, and Mark Stephen Sampson (Rita) of Mt Vernon, KY. She is also survived by three granddaughters, Stephenie Ann Wellman (Chad), Raegan Jane Graham (Danny), Kayce Lynn Hayes (Matthew), great-granddaughters Lilyann Storm Hayes and Whitney Wellman and great-grandsons Lucas Hayes, Drew Wellman, Chandler Graham, and Jameson Graham, all of KY. She is survived as well by nephews Tim Twohig (Doris) of FL, Tom Surface (Mary) of VA, David Eades (Laura) of NC, niece Holly Eades of WV, and brother-in-law James Eades (Mary) of WV. Marty was a retired clinical psychologist from Pathways, Inc. She requested no funeral or memorial service. Instead, there will be a gathering of friends and family at the Steen Funeral Home, 13th Street Chapel, at 3409 13th Street in Ashland, KY, 2:00-4:00 PM, Sunday, 9 February. An order of service will begin at 2:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Habitat For Humanity. To share a remembrance of Marty or to express condolence to her family, please visit

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