Obituary of Lena Sampoalesi
Lena Floriani Sampoalesi, 97, of Lake Village died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at her home in Lake Village. Lena was born October 16, 1921, in Lake Village, AR. She is the daughter of the late Ben and Julia (Scucchi) Floriani Sr. She was the bookkeeper for 40 plus years for E. T. Cashion Insurance. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. She was the 2003 Woman of the Year, a co-owner of Sam's Feed and Seed, long time member of the Lake Village Chamber of Commerce and the Our Lady of the Lake Altar Society.
Lena is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Sam Sampoalesi, and three brothers, Herbert, Joe, and Ben Floriani, and two sisters, Rose Mary Jenkins, and Katherine Rowe Casali.
She is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and family and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 5:00-6:00 p.m, in the Bishop-King Funeral Home Chapel with rosary following at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28 at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church in Lake Village, AR, with Father Aaron Williams as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Isidore Cemetery in Lake Village, AR, under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home in Lake Village, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Our Lady of the Lake Altar Society 314 S. Lakeshore Dr. Lake Village, AR 71653