Anthony Samuel “Sammy” Plaia

PlaiaAnthony Samuel “Sammy” Plaia, , age 49, of Alabaster, AL, went to be with Jesus Saturday, July 2, 2016.  He was employed by the Social Security Administration for 26 years. His survivors include his wife of 14 years, Dr. Sharon Gray; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Plaia; mother, Denise Plaia; sisters, Krista Linholm (James) and Lisa Myrick (Kevin); mother-in-law, Martha Gray; father-in-law, Jack Gray (Stephanie); brother-in-law, Paul Gray (Cheri); sisters- in-law, Melanie Goodwin (Josh) and Gwen Gray (Kat); niece, Samantha Linholm and nephews, Jacob Linholm and Jackson Myrick.  Sammy was predeceased by his father, Sam Plaia.  The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016 with a  Celebration of Sammy’s Life to follow at 11 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Christ the King Lutheran Church, Riverchase.


  1. Libby Walton on July 3, 2016 at 9:40 am

    My prayers are with you and the family.

  2. Xan Simmons on July 5, 2016 at 10:08 am

    May God bring everyone peace of heart, loving fun memories, and contentment in knowing that he loved you all.
    I love you all. Aunt Xan

  3. Katie Wathen on July 5, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    Eternal peace be with you and all the faithfully departed, may you rest in peace. May God lay his helping hand on all the family and friends of Sammy.

  4. Donna R Weeks on July 6, 2016 at 10:16 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Annie Ruth Weeks
    Donna Weeks