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Terry Lynn Sams

March 29, 1949 — September 17, 2021

Terry Lynn Sams, 72 of Whittier, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021. Terry was born on March 29, 1949, in Buncombe County. He was the son of the late Jim Hendrix and Neta Sams Hendrix.

Terry enjoyed going fishing, hunting, and camping. He loved mowing his yard and cooking for his family. His specialty was Mexican cornbread. Terry loved his family especially his grandbabies. Terry loved the Lord; he was a member of Locust Field Baptist Church. He served on the church finance committee and cooked for all the events. Terry will be missed by many.

Terry is survived by his wife, Edna Sams; daughters, Christy Smith (Daniel), and Candy Smith (Mike) of Haywood Co.; son, Dale Patton (Molly) of Burke Co.; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one on the way; sister, Vickie Sanders (Hawk) of Brunswick, GA. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Terry is preceded in death by his parents, Jim Hendrix and Neta Sams Hendrix.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Cagle Cemetery.

Rev. Gary Moore and Rev. Caleb Kelly will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00pm prior to the service at his home, 35 Whispering Pines Dr., Whittier, NC 28789

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