Samantha Suzanne Malpass Roberts, 27, always willing to lend a helping hand is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

Samantha Suzanne Malpass RobertsSamantha Suzanne Malpass Roberts, 27, of Burgaw, left this earthly life for her eternal rest on Friday, February 12, 2016.

She was born January 11, 1989, in Wayne County and was the daughter of George and Betty Denies Malpass Roberts of Willard.

Surviving, in addition to her loving parents, are Samantha’s half-brother, Carlos Malpass, of Castle Hayne; aunts and uncles, Abigail and Milton Williams, Cherry Jones, and David Malpass, all of Willard, and Roger and Teresa Malpass of Castle Hayne; “Mema,” Betty Malpass of Willard; her canine companion, Samson; her special Ivanhoe family, Jamie and Lisa Taylor, and Tiffany, Jennifer and Jessica Taylor; and numerous other family and friends.

Samantha was a loving daughter and caring sister, niece and friend,who loved her family dearly. She enjoyed the simplest things in life, but her greatest joy was spending time with those she loved. Before her accident, Samantha enjoyed playing volleyball and being a cheerleader. With a beautiful smile and friendly, outgoing personality, Samantha never met a stranger. She was always willing to lend a helping hand wherever she was needed. Samantha will surely be missed, but cherished memories of her will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and love her.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home’s Wallace Chapel, and other times at the home of Abigail and Milton Williams. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 15, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Belch officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Park, Watha.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Huntington Health Care – Resident Fund, 311 S. Campbell Street, Burgaw, NC 28425.

You may share your memories and send condolences to the family at Quinn McGowan Funeral Home.