Mr. Thomas Sam, 59, a resident of Centerville and native of the Katy Community, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at 2:20 p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette following a short illness.
Visitations will be observed Friday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Otis Mortuary Chapel.
Burial rites will be read Friday, at 1 p.m., at the mortuary, officiated by the Rev. Ronald C. Young. Interment will follow in the Special Providence Cemetery in Baldwin.
Mr. Sam is survived by his wife, Doretha Alexander Sam of Centerville; two sons, Christian Sam and Norman Alexander of Centerville; three daughters, Tomasiena Sam and Ashley Alexander of Centerville and Jacqueline Nolan of Lafayette; five brothers, John D. Mathew Sr., Shedrick Sam and Edward Delone of Franklin, Alfred Sam Sr. of Sorrell and Wallace Sam of Houston, Texas; seven sisters, Alva Burrell, Rosa Mary Johnson, Consuelo Jones, Phyllis Mitchell, Madeline Edwards, Pamela Casteal and Zelma Sam of Franklin; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
The Otis Mortuary of Franklin is in charge of preparations.