Jennifer Fowler Sample, 32, died from complications of acute myeloid leukemia on Dec. 21, 2012 at her home in Nashville, Tenn.
Mrs. Sample was born in Flowood, and raised in Kosciusko. She received bachelor’s of science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2002 and her doctorate of pharmacy in 2006, both from the University of Mississippi. She completed a residency in pharmacy practice in 2007 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
During her four and half years at UMMC, Mrs. Sample was a clinical pharmacist for the inpatient nutritional service, and she created and headed the pharmacy position in the outpatient gastroenterology clinic. She held a faculty appointment as assistant professor in the school of pharmacy and held an administrative appointment as the third in command of the UMMC pharmacy. Also while at UMMC, Mrs. Sample was acknowledged as a clinical pharmacy specialist and a drug information specialist and was a distinguished member of numerous committees.
After moving to Nashville, Tenn., Mrs. Sample joined the pharmacy team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was the outpatient chemo pharmacy manager.
Aside from Mrs. Sample’s professional life, she was a member of Cathedral of the Incarnation Catholic Church, Nashville, Tenn. Above all else, she considered her vocation as a wife most important, and she served this vocation with profound grace until her last breath.
Mrs. Sample is survived in death by her husband Dr. Matthew A. Sample of Nashville; her parents, Mr. Mickey Fowler and Mrs. Lee Lea Fowler, all of Kosciusko; and her mother and father-in-law Mr. Samuel D. Sample and Mrs. Jamie Sample of Ebenezer.
She will be forever remembered as a compassionate and courageous woman who loved her family, her friends, and her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.