Marilyn Joyce Sampson, 81, of Capac, passed away October 19, 2022, in the comfort of her home.

She was born in Detroit on January 24, 1941 to the late Jack and Delores (Simmers) Poole.

Joyce Marilyn grew up in Berkley, Michigan and graduated in January 1959 from Berkley High School.

Joyce traveled after high school and married Doug Sampson on September 9, 1961. They moved to Capac in 1962 where Joyce worked at Capac Public Schools as a teachers’ aide for 11 years. She enjoyed reading, baking, spending time with her family, many dear friends (and many spoiled pets), going up north and traveling in their RV. After Doug’s retirement, they spent 11 winters in Lake Havasu, Arizona.

Joyce will be dearly missed by her daughter Deanna Montney; son, David (Linda) Sampson; grandchildren, Alex (Alicia), Ian, Olivia (Danny), Elizabeth; nieces, Linda Logan, Sandy (J.C.) Lester; and a cousin, Yvonne Wilson.

Joyce was preceded in death by husband, Douglas Sampson; her parents, Delores and Jack Poole; brother, David Poole; son-in-law, Nathan Montney.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 22, 2022. Burial was in Capac Cemetery, Mussey Township.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to McLaren Hospice.

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