Samantha Elayne Poole, 30, of Woodlawn, was killed on March 14, 2014, in Monticello.
Born December 28, 1983, at San Antonio, Texas, she was a resident of Cleveland County, graduating from Woodlawn High School in 2002.
Samantha completed pharmacy technician courses at Kaplan College in San Antonio, but most recently was working at a jewelry/accessory store in Pine Bluff.
She is survived by her daughter, Karmyn Elayne Ivey; her mother and father, Terry and J. Nathan Bearden, all of Cleveland County; aunt and cousin, Melanie Shahan and Bradley Hunt, both of Schertz, Texas; her daughter’s father, Anton Ivey of San Antonio, Texas; best friend, Lindsey Purifoy of Cleveland County; honorary sister, Jennifer Irvin of Orangevale, California; grandparents; step-grandparents; and many other relatives and friends.
Samantha was preceded in death by her brother, B.J. Poole.
A candlelight vigil will be 7:43 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Woodlawn Community Center on U.S. Hwy 63 to pray for justice.