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Melody Jeannette Sampson

April 2, 1987 ~ October 30, 2022 (age 35) 35 Years Old



Only God Is the giver of life. So, Melody Jeannette Sampson affectionately known as “Dee” was born on April 2, 1987, in Colleton County to Ms. Terry Sampson and the late Mr. Larry Jamison. For a true child of God the pinnacle of success is to hear the voice of God say “Well Done”. On Sunday, October 30, 2022 Melody J. Sampson left her earthly home and entered eternal rest to be with the Lord. From her birth until her departure, she will always be remembered for her beautiful radiant smile, gracefulness, kindness, and sweet spirit.

Melody was a 2005 graduate of Colleton County High School where she excelled in ROTC and upward Bound. She mastered extracurricular activities, courses and earned numerous awards and accolades. She did not let her light stop shining as she went on to South Carolina State University to complete her first-degree, bachelor of science in Biology. To whom much is given, much “is expected”. God embellished Melody with the spirit of serving mankind so she went on to obtain a Bachelor of science in nursing from her Alumni South Carolina State University. Through her education Melody Served in great capacities of achievements, Health professions society, Honor College and National Honors Nurses Society.

As a public servant, Melody worked at Prisma Health Baptist on Birthplace. Melody Served as a Registered Nurse for 12 years and enjoyed helping mothers bring life into the world. Melody decided to Journey on and traveled across the U.S. to fulfill God's purpose of serving Others as a Travel Nurse.

Melody life was ingrained with God at a young age where she accepted Christ into her life. She was a faithful member of St. Paul Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death was her father, Mr. Larry Jamison, her maternal grandparents James and Carrie Sampson.

Melody leaves to cherish her memories and await the coming of Christ are, her mother Terry Sampson and loving devoted sister, Katrena Sampson both of Orangeburg, SC; Stepmother Brenda Jamison; her siblings, Tennile Moore, Shenikqua Bouges, Tamara Bouges, Jamaal Jamison and Innesha Jamison; grandmother, Vivian Fryar; four aunts, Novice (Harry) Briggs of Orangeburg, SC, Cheryl Fryar, Landa Fryar both of Ruffin, SC, Lakashia (Vernon) Johnson of Smoaks, SC; Great Aunts, Martha Johnson of Mt. Dora FL, Marie Sampson of Smoaks, SC  and Redell Fields of Walterboro, SC;  Amie Green, and Ozene (Harvey) Fryar, both of Ruffin, SC; one uncle, Elvis Fryar of Walterboro, SC; three special nephews, Jy’Quez, Treyvon, and Jaden all of Orangeburg, SC; one great niece, Skylar; two great nephews, Legend, and Kason both of Orangeburg, SC; Her God children, Makenley and Mariyah Smith of Coosawhatchie, SC; Her best friends Brenda Faye Frazier, Janetta Pinckney and one dear friend of the family, Chuck Hemmingway. Last but not least her Dog Leo; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.


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November 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stephens-Maree-Tracy Funeral Home
305 Ackerman Street - PO Box 2316
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
November 5, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul Baptist Church
2259 Rowesville Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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