Samantha Gayle “Sammie” Villere, 14, of Bridge City, passed away July 30.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Aug. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Phil Weatherford, of Praise Church of Beaumont. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00- 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Sammie was born in Beaumont, May 28, 2002. She attended Bridge City Middle School as well as having attended Orangefield Jr. High School. She was a cheerleader and ran track. Sammie loved gymnastics, golf, horseback riding and singing. She enjoyed trivia, fun facts, reading and food, especially McDonalds. Sammie loved her friends and spending time at football games. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Sammie is survived by her father, Denis Villere and wife Carole; her mother, April Gordon and husband Tommy; grandparents, William and Faye Reagan, of Dickinson, Melissa Carpenter, of Nassau Bay, Neil and Gayle Laminack, of Conroe and Denis d’Aquin Villere, of Mandeville, La.; great-grandmother, Hady Fojt, of Deer Park; brothers, Nicholas Trainer, Chase Miller and Michael Gordon; sisters, Lizz Trainer, Kaitlyn Trainer, Katlin Gordon and Caitlyn Lebouef, along with many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Joan Paulette Reagan and grandfathers, Sam Carpenter and Douglas Haddon.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Gordon, Chase Miller, Nicholas Trainer, Denis Villere, Tommy Gordon and Deejay Baggerly. Honorary pallbearers are Britt Godwin, Hernan Lazarde and Jay Carpenter.