Kristen Nicole Sams, 17-day-old infant daughter of Christopher Allen Sams Jr. and Rachael Deem Sams, joined the angels in heaven on Jan. 16, 2010.
She was born Dec. 30, 2009, at the Women and Childrens Hospital in Charleston.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Christopher Salyers at home; her paternal grandparents, Rachel Hendershot of Parkersburg and Chris Sams Sr. of Parkersburg; maternal grandmother, Shelia Murray of Parkersburg; her paternal great-grandparents, Douglas and Lievella Hendershot of Waverly; and maternal great-grandmother, Linda Ruddlesden of Williamstown.
There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen North Cemetery with Pastor Bill Hines officiating. There will be visitation at Kimes Funeral Home, Parkersburg, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. before proceeding to the cemetery for the service.
Online messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com