Barbara Jean Whetstone Sampson of Tampa passed away Thursday, June
6, 2019. The Visitation will be held Friday, June 14 from 5 to 7 p.m.
at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue.
Mrs. Barbara Jean Whetstone
Sampson was a native of Tampa, Florida born to William Roy Whetstone and
Willie B. Penny Whetstone. She attended and was baptized at College
Hill Church of God In Christ. She received her early education in the
public schools of Hillsborough County and earned her General Equivalency
Diploma in 1977 in McKinney, Texas. She worked as an Office Coordinator
at the Sheraton Grand Hotel/Intercontinental Hotel, Tampa for over 25
years. She was preceded in death by: maternal grandparents, Willie and
Emma Penny; paternal grandparents, Fletcher and Clady Whetstone; and
nephew, Antonio Powell.
She leaves to cherish her
memory: her husband, Larry Sampson; her parents, William and Willie B.
Whetstone; her children, Santonja Lane, Tiara Floyd (Anthony), and
Satura Whetstone; sisters, Jacci McCloud and Wanda Powell; brothers,
William Whetstone Jr., Terry Whetstone (JoAnne), and Billy Whetstone;
grandchildren, Tavaris, Darrian, Amari, Taliyah; and a host of nieces,
nephews, cousins who she loved dearly, and a host of other relatives and