Sammie was born Aug. 22, 1935, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to Sam and Eloise (Peacock) Hester. While living in California, Sammie met and married Salvatore "Sam" Galluzzo in November 1965.
A few years later, they moved to Mountain Home to be closer to daughter, Kathy, who was stationed at Mountain Home AFB.
Sammie was a regional bank manager for many years and really enjoyed antiques of all kinds.
Sammie is survived by her husband, Sam of Mountain Home, Idaho; sisters Leota (George) Prange of Nampa, Idaho; Ursulla Brown of California and Lana (David) McGuire of California; and two grandchildren, Hollie Hill and David Fitzgerald, both of Washington.
Sammie is preceded in death by both her parents, son David and daughter Kathy.