Samantha Ann Bynum, 15, of Mendenhall passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011, in Claiborne County. Samantha was born in Jackson on January 10, 1996, a daughter of Hazel Neal and Joe Bynum.  She is survived by two sisters, Ashley and Alisha Bynum; two brothers, Mathew and Michael Bynum; and Maternal grandmother, Naomi Whitfield.  Samantha was preceded in death by Maternal grandfather, James Neal; Paternal grandparents, Robert and Elmira Bynum.

Visitation is  Friday, October 14, 2011, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm  at Tutor Funeral Home, Mendenhall.  Religious Service will be at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel, Mendenhall, at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 15, 2011, with Rev. Greg Winningham officiating.  Interment will be in Southern Memorial Gardens, Magee.