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Amy Lee Simpson (09-29-2016)
Photo of Amy Lee SimpsonOn Saturday, September
24, 2016, Mrs. Amy Lee Morris
Simpson of Farmerville
returned to her Heavenly
home after fighting a long
and valiant fight with Alzheimer’s.
Visitation was from 5-8
p.m. on Monday, September
26, 2016 at Farrar Funeral
Home Chapel in Farmerville.
The funeral was held
at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September
27, 2016 at First Baptist
Church in Farmerville,
La. with Bro. Kurt Auger
and Bro. Michael Howard
officiating. Burial followed
at Antioch Cemetery with
arrangements under the
direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mrs. Simpson was born February 3, 1929, to Lorenzo
“Allen” and Columbia Downs Morris. She was a member
of First Baptist Church of Farmerville and dearly loved
her “Joy” Sunday School class. She loved cooking and
was a wonderful cook. She painted countless pictures
and gifted them to family and friends. She held various
jobs in her lifetime, but the most dear to her and where
everyone remembers her as Mrs. Amy, the manager of
Ben Franklin’s in Farmerville. She was known and loved
by many and formed lifelong friendships with her staff
of wonderful ladies.
She was preceded in death by: Her husband of almost
59 years, James M. Simpson; her parents; four brothers –
Clifford, Willard, Carlton “Tom” and Ronnie Morris; five
sisters – Pauline Morris, Thelma Mashaw, Arlene Howard,
Oleia Chapman and Doyce Terral; and grandson-in-law
Thomas Kaheiki.
Left to grieve her passing are: Three sons, Marvin
“Skipper” Simpson and wife Sharon of Sterlington, Kenny
Simpson and wife Kathy of Conway and Richard Simpson
of Farmerville; six grandchildren, Lisa Reed and husband
Mike of Denham Springs, Julie Bush and husband Mike
of Katy, Texas, Michael “Shawn” Simpson and wife Vannette
of Sterlington, April Simpson Kaheiki of Conway,
Amanda Mann and husband Justin of Sterlington and
Brantley Simpson and wife Mandi of Farmerville; a step
grandson, Johnathan Anderson of Sterlington; 12 great
grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; sister-inlaw
Ophelia Simpson Autrey; and numerous friends and
family.
Pallbearers were Brantley Simpson, Shawn Simpson,
Mike Bush, Justin Mann, Phil Morris, Jeff Autrey and
Jimmy Grier.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.
com.