Martha Jean Whitt Sams

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Martha Jean Whitt Sams, age 79, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Martha was a retired custodian for the Forsyth County Board of Education and a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Eugene Gayton and Roy Sams; two sons, Talmadge Gayton, and John Gayton; and two grandsons, Scotty Gayton, and Dillon Gayton.
Survivors include her children, Linda Tanner of Jasper, Carolyn Shirley of Cumming; brother, J.R. Whitt of Dawsonville; longtime friend and companion, J.C. Whitmire; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Craig Richard and Ricky Fields officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Gardens.
The family will receive friends Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from May 14 to May 16, 2015