Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Virgil Samuels

Born: 12/24/1946

Died: 1/17/2009

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Virgil O. Samuels, 62, of Idabel passed away January 17, 2009, at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma City. He was born December 24, 1946, in Talihina, the son of the Rev. Eli and Minerva Ward Samuels.

He was a member of Kulli Chito Presbyterian Church in Bethel. He enjoyed playing music with the church, watching sports, especially OU Sooners football, and he loved to make people laugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Naomi Ruth Taylor; and a brother, Jonathon Samuels.

Survivors include three sons, Chris Samuels of Norman, Fabian Samuels of Wewoka and Dion Samuels of Norman; daughters, Stacey Samuels of Wewoka and Kelly Wade of Oklahoma City; brothers, Gavin Samuels of Del City and Leland Samuels of Germany; eight sisters, Olivene Wadley of Norman, Ruby Taylor of Antlers, Lois Samuels of Kansas, Laura Wells of Valliant, Loretta Heuberger of Hugo, Sharon Walker of Bartlesville, Sherlene Samuels of Denton, Texas, and Leah Samuels of Oklahoma City; one grandchild, Elise Wade; one aunt, Jan Francis; one uncle, Norris Samuels; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.