Oswell Samford

Oswell Samford, 94, of Center, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Center.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Smith Cemetery in Shelby County.

Oswell was born April 29, 1927, in Shelby County.  He worked as a custom homebuilder and was of Church of Christ faith.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Jones Samford; son, Kenneth Adamek; grandson, Jerry Glover; sisters-in-law, Pat Peace, Linda Foreman and husband Bobby, Marry Walker, and Rose Jones; brothers-in-law, Sammy Jones and wife Joy and David Jones.

Preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Glover; parents; 3 sisters; and one brother.

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