Jeannette Irene Major Simpson

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Jeannette Irene
Major Simpson
AIKEN, SC - Mrs.
Jeannette Irene Major
Simpson, 97, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015 at her residence.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, August 3, 2015 at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church with the Reverend Grant Wiseman officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will then receive friends in the Stevenson-McClelland building.
Mrs. Simpson was born in Lead, SD, a daughter of the late Robert Major and Nettie Evans Major. She had been a resident of Aiken since 1952, and was a member of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church. She was also past chairperson of the Women's Heart Fashion Shows, past President of Cerus Garden Club, served on the Town and Country board and as chairperson of the Ways and Means Committee, and was an avid bridge player.
She is survived by her daughter, Susan Simpson Crawford, Aiken; her son, Bill (Scarlett) Simpson, Frisco, TX; seven grandchildren, Wendelin (Michael) Sasnow, Edward (Vicki) Russell, Robert (Amber) Simpson, Brian (Kathleen) Simpson, Shane (Sarah) Walker, Kimberly (Sha) Copeland, Krystal (Brad) Hunsucker; 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Simpson was preceded in death by her husband, William James Simpson, Sr., and a brother, George Dale Major.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church Cemetery Fund, 125 Pendleton St., Aiken, SC 29801.
SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC
Mrs. Simpson's online guest book may be signed by visiting www.shellhousefuneralhome.com
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Aug. 1, 2015