Judy Mae Sams, 58, of Central Point, Ore., passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at OHSU in Portland, Ore.

Judy was born August 30, 1954 in Portland, Ore. She moved to the Rogue Valley with her husband and children nearly 30 years ago. She was a baker at Sherm's Food 4 Less in Medford for the past 16 years. Judy enjoyed traveling, spending time at the beach, and playing with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Lyle Sams of Eagle Point; two children, Brenda Bilyeu and Justin Sams of Medford; four grandchildren, Christopher, Melissa, Trinity, and a very special one on the way; three sisters, Janet Stearns, Kay Hartley, and Ruby Schenck; five brothers, Ronnie, Jimmy, Gene, Jerry, and Louie Dowell; and her mother, Bonnie Hildebrand.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013 in the chapel at Memory Gardens, 1395 Arnold Ln., Medford. All family and friends are invited to attend.

She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.