Louise Odell Richardson Simpson – Obituary

By  | September 8, 2017 | Filed under: Elkins Funeral Home, Obituaries

Louise Odell Richardson Simpson, 79, Lexington, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017.  Mrs. Simpson was a faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church and a 1957 graduate of Lexington High School.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ellis Simpson; sons, Anthony, Gerald (Shelia), Derrick (Debbie), Eric (Vickie) Simpson; daughters, Deborah Brown and Patricia Tate (Brent); grandchildren, Rachel Abernathy (Jeremy), Melody Casey Aldridge (Jake), Emily Kizer (Jeremy), Michael Simpson (Misty), Colby Simpson, Collin Brown, Alex Simpson, and Drew Tate; step-granddaughter, Christie Carlson (Jeremy); 8 great-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; brothers, Doyce (Wanda) and Robert (Carol) Richardson; sisters Stella Jones and Faye Perkins (Clyde); numerous nieces and nephews; also, special friends Bobby and Terry Ann Chittam whom she loved and considered as family.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rene Simpson; parents, Buford and Mary Thigpen Richardson; brothers, Royce and Cletus Richardson; sister, Helen Roach.

Visitation will be at Elkins East Chapel on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 12-2 PM.  Funeral service will follow in the chapel with Bro. Bobby Walton and Bro. Harley Hollingsworth officiating.  Pallbearers will be Michael, Colby and Alex Simpson, Collin Brown, Bobby Chittam, and Harold Davis.  Honorary pallbearer will be Drew Tate.  Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, 4571 County Road 76, Rogersville, Alabama 35652.

You are invited to leave condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com.

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