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Victoria “Butsie” Serigne Samples

Victoria “Butsie” Serigne Samples passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 12:35 a.m. at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Russell F. Samples. Mother of Judy Armstrong (Ray), Bonnie Pentney (Jimmy), and John Samples (Gwen). Sister of Jane and Lloyd “Whimpy” Serigne (Doris) and the late Alphonsine Marrero, Camilla Robin, Marie Perkins, Emile “Bill”, Alvin and Joseph Serigne. Also survived by nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Emily Perez and John Serigne. A native of St. Bernard Parish and a resident of Petal, MS. Relatives and friends attended the funeral services held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Burial followed in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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