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Samantha L. Gribble
  • Fund to be established for Tiegan
    3131 S. Division Ave.
    Wyoming, MI 49548

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“I keep having dreams about you, dreams about you coming back. Dreams about you not leaving. Dreams of you holding your nephews and nieces. Your big...Read More »
1 of 57 | Posted by: Toree Gribble - MI - Sister

“Seems not to long ago i was trying to re-connect with family. Sam was one i talked to the most. When i was told by a cousin what happened i was...Read More »
2 of 57 | Posted by: Mark Wynn Jr - NC - Family

“You crossed my mind today ”
3 of 57 | Posted by: Tammy Lynn Merchant - Friend

“i am so sad to hear of this. you were my first and only friend i met when i moved to gr..i remember all of our goofy subway memories and our love...Read More »
4 of 57 | Posted by: kara vander sys - holland, MI

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
5 of 57 | Posted by: Shahari - GrandRapids, MI

“I am so sorry to hear about your daugther. Many thoughts and prayers for you and your family Gary! ”
6 of 57 | Posted by: Sue Killilea - Spring Lake, MI

“I am one of Tiegans teachers in preschool. Although I have only met Samantha a few times. I am with Tiegan everyday, he is a vibrant, loving, and...Read More »
7 of 57 | Posted by: Barbara Armstrong - Wyoming, MI

“No matter what else I will remember, I remember Sam's smile. She was a beautiful young woman whose smile would light up a room. Sam got to...Read More »
8 of 57 | Posted by: kathy gray - Caledonia, MI

“You will forever hold a very special place in the hearts of our family. You will forever be missed but NEVER forgotten. May you rest in peace. ...Read More »
9 of 57 | Posted by: Webb family - Jenison, MI

“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. ”
10 of 57 | Posted by: The Merchants - wyoming, MI

“RIP. Thanks Samantha for doing a great job raising Tiegan. We will miss you but Teigan will be loved. ”
11 of 57 | Posted by: David Hulsey - Livermore, CA

“I was Samantha's 3rd grade teacher and I'll always remember her and her mom taking the time to come to my baby shower. She was always a fun, loving...Read More »
12 of 57 | Posted by: Terry Patterson-Wenzel

“I'll treasure the day that Samantha reached out to set up a meeting with me to discuss her walk with the Lord. During our talk it was clear that her...Read More »
13 of 57 | Posted by: Patrick Gill - Caledonia, MI

“Sam I remember when you first came into subway at 44th street and I gave you a job, we became so close and I was extremely excited for you..I will...Read More »
14 of 57 | Posted by: ktysta mcfadden - south haven, MI

“Sam you were a good friend you were always there to cheer me up and make me smile when I was getting made fun of we had lot's of good memories I'll...Read More »
15 of 57 | Posted by: Ashley Gillis (Stradinger) - MI

“Dawn Marie & Mikey, Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family!! We are so very sorry for your loss!! May your faith in God get you...Read More »
16 of 57 | Posted by: Bob and Jenny Jones - MI

“I've known Sam since elementary school. We became close friends in high school. I'll never forget the memories we had together. I wish we could have...Read More »
17 of 57 | Posted by: Tanya Walsh - Wyoming, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Gary ”
18 of 57 | Posted by: Jim Elmer - Wyoming, MI

“So sorry for your loss, may Samantha lay at rest with our Lord Jesus, an watch over all of her family, son, friends that will all sadly miss her....Read More »
19 of 57 | Posted by: Bev Castillo - St. Petersburg, FL

“We have a son this age & had lost a son already, prayers are with you all at this time. It is so hard to lose our children so young. ”
20 of 57 | Posted by: Mike Everling - Montague, MI

“I still remember running into you at the gas station after not seeing you in forever. I was glad we got to exchange pictures of our kids and talk. I...Read More »
21 of 57 | Posted by: Wallace I Gaunichaux III - MI

“Well Sam it wont be the same running into u and lil man at the gas station always enjoyed talking wit u im glad i got to know u and we got close and...Read More »
22 of 57 | Posted by: Kellie Salazar - Wyoming, MI

“RIP Sammy Gribble, I remember student teaching your fifth grade class my senior year and because you were friends with my sister you wrote my home...Read More »
23 of 57 | Posted by: Hollie Miller - Wyoming, MI

“You will be missed and your family in our prayers. ”
24 of 57 | Posted by: Warren, Yvonne, Ashley, and Christina Jackson

“You will always be Remembered Samantha and Never Forgotten. Her smile would light up a room, but i loved her Laugh. Keep ;your Heart Open Dawn and...Read More »
25 of 57 | Posted by: Patricia Zamora Gonzales Thompson - MI

“I am so sorry to hear of Samantha's passing..I will always remember her smile and her laugh. She was a very Good Mom. My prayers are with the Family....Read More »
26 of 57 | Posted by: Patricia Zamora Gonzales Thompson - MI

“Sam you will be missed and were loved by many. ”
27 of 57 | Posted by: maria koopman - wayland, MI

“I did not know you very well, but still sadden by this news of a classmate. May you rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. ”
28 of 57 | Posted by: David Beyers - Wyoming, MI

“I will never forget working with you at good ole chuck e cheese. You were such a great person to be around. Always smiling and laughing. You were an...Read More »
29 of 57 | Posted by: Michaela Blain

“I was in band with Sam during high school and I remember her always being helpful, happy, and smiling. She seemed so cheerful all the time. My...Read More »
30 of 57 | Posted by: Cassie Groters - Wyoming, MI

“Samantha,your smile and positiveness will be missed and always admired. Teigan will always be the little brother I wanted. He has your spirit of...Read More »
31 of 57 | Posted by: shad Kuklewski - royal oak, MI

“So sorry to hear about the loss of Sam...she was an awesome person..sweet as can be...I remember her pregnant with Tiegan at work telling her labor...Read More »
32 of 57 | Posted by: Courtney Dieterle - Wyoming, MI

“I didnt know you very well but I hope you find peace. My condolences to your family and friends. ”
33 of 57 | Posted by: Heather Huffman - Kentwood, MI

“Sam, you will be missed so much. Nick, Rylee, Keely and I promise to always be here for Mr T. We love him as he was our own and we will always be...Read More »
34 of 57 | Posted by: Tasha Percy - Coopersville, MI

“Dawn,Thinking of you and the family. She was a wonderful Mom to Tiegen and sending prayers and love to all of her family. ”
35 of 57 | Posted by: Glenn, Carmen and Carlena DeGroot - MI

“So sad to hear of your passing Sam, we had GREAT TIMES at 44th SUBWAY!! I am glad to have known you and lil man....You will be greatly missed by all....Read More »
36 of 57 | Posted by: Michelle Segel - Grand Rapids, MI

“Dawn & Family, It was with great sorrow to hear that Samantha passed away. I remember her running behind Tiegan at the easter egg hunt we had at...Read More »
37 of 57 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs Gary Johnson - Detroit, MI

“Sam you will be truly missed by many!! Our old Subway crew was amazing and I'm so glad you were a part of it! I am grateful to say that I knew you...Read More »
38 of 57 | Posted by: Lisa Kaupa - Grand Rapids, MI

“I met Sam in middle school band, and we were pretty good friends through high school. The one thing I remember of her is the time we spent together...Read More »
39 of 57 | Posted by: Heather Norment - Wyoming, MI

“Sam was a great kid, I looked forward to seeing her every day at breakfast and lunch. We always took a few minutes to catch up about what was going...Read More »
40 of 57 | Posted by: Kim Lietz - Kentwood, MI

“RIP Sam. Prayers to her family. Thinking of you Dawn Marie. Love and hugs to you all. ”
41 of 57 | Posted by: Starla Frakes - Caledonia, MI

“I am so sorry to hear about Sammy. My prayers are with the family. My deepest sympathy . ”
42 of 57 | Posted by: Peggy Everingham - Swanton, OH

“Samantha was one of my best friends and the best person I knew! She was an awsome mother and friend who was always there for you. She will be missed...Read More »
43 of 57 | Posted by: Matthew Young - Kentwood, MI

“Dawn, so sorry to hear about the passing of your daughter. my heart goes out to you :( may your angel forever watch over you in your time of need. ”
44 of 57 | Posted by: Daphne Smith - Cedar Springs, MI

“Sam, you were always so cool and chill, and even though we were never close, I enjoyed the times we did get to talk. My thoughts and prayers go out...Read More »
45 of 57 | Posted by: Melissa Charron - Kentwood, MI

“The Subway family will truly miss you. Throw Back lunch won't be the same without you. Many blessings to your family!! ”
46 of 57 | Posted by: Paige Marie Biek - Grand Rapids, MI

“My prayers go out to the Gribble family and her little man Tiegan, seems just like yesterday I visited you at the hospital after you gave birth to...Read More »
47 of 57 | Posted by: Bryan Hes - Grand Rapids, MI

“Your smile brightened my day. I'm so sorry you are gone. God bless your family. ”
48 of 57 | Posted by: Jen Sadler - Grand RapidS, MI

“So sad to hear the news. May you rest in peace with the lord. Praying for the family! ”
49 of 57 | Posted by: Troy Ricketson

“Sam it a fun person to be around. She has a great personalty, lot of energy. She will be miss! My through and prayer go to her and her family! ”
50 of 57 | Posted by: Phi - Fishers, IN - Friend

“Feels like not that long ago since we hung out and you would come sleep over after every band competition...we have a lot of good and fun memories...Read More »
51 of 57 | Posted by: Amanda Marie Merchant - wyoming, MI

“Sam was all around a fun and hilarious person. She had a beautiful personality. Though I've only seen her just a handful of times since high school,...Read More »
52 of 57 | Posted by: Britney Smith

“You were such a cool girl. You always listened when someone needed you, and you were allot of fun. You will be greatly missed by many. ”
53 of 57 | Posted by: adora couturier - Wyoming, MI

“It was great catching up with Sam when we volunteered to play with the Kville pepband a few months ago. She brought her adorable son and was...Read More »
54 of 57 | Posted by: Danielle Mills

“Sam was always so warm and inviting. She was simply a joy to be around and someone who I enjoyed conversing with in classes. I am definitely saddened...Read More »
55 of 57 | Posted by: Megan McKnight - Astoria, NY

“Gary/Chris and family - so sorry for your loss. We will miss Sam, her smile and her love for T. Rest in Peace Sam! I know God was waiting for you...Read More »
56 of 57 | Posted by: Scott and Dee Morin - Dorr, MI

“We are both sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. You all are in our prayers and thoughts. ”
57 of 57 | Posted by: Anthony and Janice Bender - NC

GRIBBLE – Samantha "Sam" Gribble age 23 of Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Samantha will be sadly missed by her son, Tiegan Hulsey; her, father Gary Gribble, mother, Dawn Wynn; grandparents, Ray and Betty Wynn, Ruth Ouzts, Terrance Entrican; brother, Christopher R. (Torre) Gribble; nephews, Shane, Austin, Gavin; Aunts, Wendy (Tom) Searles, Ruth (Steve) Bogle, Vickie and Julie; uncles, Mark Wynn, Jerry Wynn; special friends who treated her like a granddaughter, Denny and Joyce Kuklewski; many cousins and friends.

Samantha will be remembered for being a good mother, full of life with a contagious smile. She loved being Tiegan's mom, and shared with him her love of soccer and music.

A celebration of Sam's life will be held 11:30 Monday, October 28, 2013 at Kentwood Christian Church, 5841 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood. Her family will greet relatives and friends Sunday from 5 to 8 PM at the Ronan-Vanderpool-Stegenga Funeral Chapel, 3131 S. Division Ave. and from 10 to 11 AM Monday, prior to the service at church. A luncheon will follow immediately after the service.

Memorial contributions may be left with the funeral home for a fund to be established for Tiegan. Please make check to the Stegenga Funeral Chapel.