Symantha “Sam” O’Hara of Opelika was born on May 19, 1965 in Opelika and passed away at Bethany House in Auburn on Sept. 30, 2020. She was 55 years old.

She attended Old Path Assembly of God now the Bridge Church. She taught Christian School at Old Path Christian School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Nettie Joyner Stripling and Sonny Stripling.

She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Keith O’Hara; children, Jonathan Stripling (Taylor), Brandi Avila (Jonathan); granddaughter, Jayden Avila; sister, Tammy Musick (Bobby); brother, Sonny Stripling, Jr. as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

Visitation was held on Oct. 1, 2020 in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from 5:00 until 7 p.m.

A Funeral service was held in the Chapel at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home Oct. 2, 2020 at 11 a.m. with pastors, Bill Bryan, Andrew Bryan, Debbie Bryan officiating. Interment followed at Garden Hills Cemetery