92 year old Samantha Jones Hale of Smithville died Friday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a Baptist and a retired factory worker. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Michael Hale and Don Kelly will officiate and burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Venus A. and Ollie Hendrix Jones; husband, Howard Hale; a son, Carl Hale; three sisters, Christine Chapman, Sarah Lynch, and Ovie Hale; and two brothers, Brown Jones and J.B. Jones. Survivors include three children, Harold and wife Barbara Hale of Smithville, Jimmy and wife Jacque Hale of the Keltonburg Community, and Helen and husband Joe Taylor of Smithville. Grandchildren, Craig and wife Patricia Hale, Crystal Chalfant, Tyson Scott Hale, Audrey Leighton Hale and fiancé Cory Adams, and Becky and husband Mike Crocker. Great grandchildren, Christian and husband Charles Cox, Nicholas Hale, Elizabaeth Chalfant, Andrew Blake Hale, Micha Nicole Hale, and Byron Wilson. Three great great grandchildren, several loving nieces and nephews, and special caregivers Angela Davis, Cathy Clayton, and Paulette Duggin. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.