Samantha Wright-Lampe

Bethalto | Thursday, January 23 2014

Samantha Wright-Lampe, 86, passed away at 2:30 am on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at St. Anthony’s Health Care in Alton. 

She was born on March 23, 1927 in Nobel, Arkansas, the daughter of Dick and Helen (Brewster) Webb.  

She married Joseph D. Wright.  He preceded her death.  Later she married Jerome E. Lampe on June 25, 1977 in Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto.  He preceded her in death on January 28, 2013. 

Samantha worked in the selecting department at Owen’s Illinois Glass for 30 years.  She enjoyed traveling and gardening. 

She is survived by ten children and their spouses, Darrell and Sharon Wright of Moro, Brenda and Larry Lang of Godfrey and Tommy and Debbie Wright of Glen Carbon, Geraldine and Gary Eccles and Cheryl and Eddie Madeline all of Angleton, TX, Edward and Robin Lampe of Bryan, TX, Stanley and Sue Lampe of Houston, TX, Victoria Faust of Collinsville, Randy Lampe of Fairview Heights and Jerome Lampe Jr (Linda) of Greenville, IL; numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; one sister, Linda Hauversburk of Alton and a brother, Jimmy Webb of Pine Bluff, AR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband’s, Joseph D. Wright and Jerome Lampe, three brothers, Harold Webb, Rudy Webb and Cecil Webb and two sisters, Ada Gardner Black and Louann Hager.  

Visitation will be from 5 pm to 7 pm Friday, January 24, 2014 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 am Saturday, January 25, 2013 at the funeral home with Pastor Willard Meyer officiating. 

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Online guestbook and condolences will be at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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