Samantha Nicole Lock of Bland, died Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2012, from injuries sustained in a one car accident near her home. She was 15. Samantha was born on January 14, 1997, in Columbia. She is the daughter of Christopher Lock and Jasmine Sue Martelli-Haslag. Samantha just finished her freshman year in Belle High School. Samantha, her friends and family were on the way to the river to celebrate the beginning of summer.
Surviving Samantha is her father Chris, a brother Jacob Scott Lock, and two sisters Cassandra Marie Lock and Destiny Elizabeth Lock. Also surviving are her paternal grand parents Ralph and Janie Lock, maternal grand mother Peggy Florence, aunt Nicole Florence, uncle Josh Martelli, uncle Kevin Lock and his children Nicole and Jason, and uncle Scott Lock and his daughters Jessie and Jodi.
Samantha was a member of the Bland First Christian Church