Everett Samples at his 90th Birthday celebration.

Everett Samples’ 90th Birthday Celebration was held on June 22, 2019, at the Lawrenceville First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on 165 Clayton St.

The event was hosted by the Samples Family who invited the entire community to come join the festivities held from 2-4 p.m. and to celebrate Everett’s big day.

Everett Samples as a young man in 1953.Everett Samples as a young man in 1953.Nicknamed “Big E”, Everett was born on June 27, 1929, and in celebrating his life, Everett’s family took time to honor his devotion as a husband, father, brother and uncle and to recognize his many accomplishments. In his younger days, Everett was a farmer and became celebrated as hero for serving in the US Army during the Korean War. His pastimes include gardening, fishing and hunting. Everett is known for having a hearty grin, firm Christian beliefs, and his character is exemplified through the many friends he cultivated and maintained throughout his life.

At the birthday celebration, Everett’s family asked guests not to brings gifts. Only their presence was requested at the party where they enjoyed each other’s company and slices of birthday cake.

Everett Samples inuniform besides his wife Sibyl Lovin Samples.Everett Samples in uniform beside his wife Sibyl Lovin Samples.The celebration took place the week prior to Everett’s actual birthday.