Debra Sams

Debra Ann Sams (Cockrell)

Monday, November 20th, 1950 - Saturday, June 1st, 2019
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Debra Ann Sams, 68, of Bristow, VA, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 with her family by her side.

She was born November 10, 1950 in Arlington, VA; daughter of the late James E. Cockrell, Sr. and Vera Louis Frye Cockrell. She owned and operated along with her husband several different types of businesses through the years.

Debra married William David Sams, June 14, 1969 in Herndon, VA.

Along with her husband she is survived by her daughter, Jaime Michelle Chase (Keith) of Bristow; son, Eric William David Sams of Catlett, VA; granddaughter, Sidney Nicole Pickett and her sister, Joyce Fox (Donald) of Coral Beach, FL.

She was preceded in death by her brother, James Edward Cockrell, Jr. and sister, Marion Dodd.

The family will hold a Celebration of Life at a later date.
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Kenneth Lindgren

Posted at 01:32pm
We are hearbroken to hear of the loss of Debra, she was a beautiful person inside and out.

Jackson Family

Posted at 11:41am
We would like to express our deepest sympathy. May those precious memories be foremost in your hearts and minds during this difficult time.
Isaiah 25:8

Rebecca Wolfrey Posted at 03:23pm

So deeply sad to read about Mrs. Sams passing. She was a wonderful person and mom. I always enjoyed talking with her when I visited Jamie. Love and prayers to the entire family. I have the fondest memories of hanging out at Jamie’s house and just having best time. A huge loss of a beautiful, sweet, and kind person. Gone way to soon. Much love, Becca, Kathy, and Jake Wolfrey

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