Roxie Lee Simpson, nee Davidson, 83, of Belleville, Ill., born Sept. 22, 1930, in Cumberland County, Ky., died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
Mrs. Simpson was a beloved mother and grandmother, and a devoted caregiver to numerous children. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Winton Edward Simpson, whom she married on May 30, 1946, and who died Jan. 29, 1996; her parents, Bedford and Nancy, nee Holman, Davidson; two brothers, Howard and Arnold Davidson; two sisters, Bethine Carter and Sue Wilson; and three brothers-in-law, Clarence Carter, Wayvell Lee, and Eston Brake.
Surviving are her three daughters, Linda Simpson of Belleville, Ill., Kay (Bob) Juenger of Belleville, Ill., and Carolyn (Greg) Maack of Collinsville, Ill.; four grandchildren, Robert (Elizabeth) Juenger, Jason (Leigh Anne) Maack, Daniel (Tina) Juenger, and Melissa (B.J.) Williams; eight great-grandchildren, Cole Budde, Gabriel and Kaitlyn Juenger, Taylor Maack, Chase Juenger, Natalie Maack, Ava Williams, and William Maack; three brothers, Russell (Marie) Davidson, Bobby (Beatrice) Davidson, and Edward (Stella) Davidson; three sisters, Mary Lee, Marie Brake, and Betty (Marshall) Ferree; two sisters-in-law, Runell Davidson, and Betty Davidson; and special friends, Debbie Rockwell and her family.
Memorials may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Belleville, Ill., to the
, or to Meals on Wheels. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. Burial will be held Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Modoc Cemetery, Burkesville, Ky.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 23, 2014