Sams, Louise Louise D. Sams was born in Tuskegee, AL on September 24, 1924 to the late Charlie Davis Sr. and Susie Davis. She passed away Feb. 10, 2017. She had one sister (who passed at an earlier age) and three brothers, Frank, Charlie, and Otis. Louise attended Tuskegee Institute and while there met her late husband, Upshaw Sams and they were married on January 1, 1943. Louise and Upshaw had an extraordinary long marriage of 60 years before Upshaw passed in January, 2003. Louise, was always a loving wife, companion, Mother, and special "Friend" to many. Louise was a very devoted member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church and dearly loved all of her Church brothers and sisters, as well as all of her community friends. Louise is survived by; a son, Hornsby and daughter, Gusetta; a grandson, Alexander and a granddaughter Ariel; two great-granddaughters, Kailani and Kayela and one great-grandson, Kaiden. She also was blessed with having a host of nieces and nephews and, "specially adopted" community sisters, brothers, sons and daughters. Services will be held at 11:00 am, on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Peoples Funeral Home, in Tuskegee, AL.
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