Roberta Marie (Volmer) McNamara Simpson(1935-2014)

Roberta Marie (Volmer) McNamara Simpson, 78 of Bartlesville, died at 5:05 A.M. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in her home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Simpson will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with graveside services at 4:00 PM at Mt. Olivet Roman Catholic Cemetery in Parsons, KS. Funeral services and interment are under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
Roberta Simpson was born at home in St. Paul, Kansas on August 23, 1935 and was the daughter of Francis Volmer and Lorean Nunnick. She grew up and received her education at St. Patrick Catholic School in Parsons, KS. In 1955 she married James E. McNamara in Parsons, KS. They made their home in Parsons later moving to Coffeyville, KS. Roberta and James had five children. In 1969 James passed away. On November 14, 1997 Roberta married Larry Simpson in Bartlesville, OK where they made their home.
Roberta is survived by her husband Larry, five children: Pat McNamara and his wife Gina of Papillion, NE, Sharon Ellis and her husband Gary of Tulsa OK., Kathy Spohn of Bartlesville, Mike McNamara and his wife Debbie of Anthony, KS and Bill McNamara and his wife Shawna of Wellington, KS. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her special friends and guardians Jan Harper and Wanda Terry both of Bartlesville, OK.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at

Funeral Home

Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 333-4300

Published in Examiner-Enterprise from May 1 to May 31, 2014