LIMA — March 13th, 2014 in Houston Texas, Vaistella "Vas" Marie Simpson Crumpton left this world and took her journey home to be with the Lord. She was born July 11th, 1953 in Birmingham, Alabama to Lorene Simpson and Willie "Shade" C. Knight. She later married Jefferey Crumpton. Vaistella was a devout follower and Missionary for the Lord as a member of the New Light Christian Center in Houston Texas under the leadership of Bishop I.V. Hillard. She has touched many across this world and will truly be missed by all.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory three daughters; Yvonne Knight (Cody Fisher) of Lima, Ohio; Gwennetta "Gwen" Simpson of Charleston, South Carolina and Jawanda "Wookie" Simpson of Lima, Ohio. One son; Jefferey "Boo Boo" (Larissa) Simpson. Five brothers; Timothy (Monica) Simpson, Willie F. Knight, Broadrick Knight, Humphrey Knight, and Rodney (Phyllis) Knight all of Lima, Ohio. Two sisters; Drucilla Anderson of Toledo, Ohio and Paula Knight of Lima, Ohio. Ten grandchildren, Nakoyia Dotson, Timothy McLester, Raven (Justin) Monroe, Qutura Simpson, Maleeshia Liggins, Shakara Maroney, Da'Micko Maroney, Arriyon Simpson, Champree' Simpson, and NaJayee' Simpson. Three great-grandchildren, Kimonte Dotson, Mi'Angel Monroe, and Zion McLester. An Aunt; Hattie (Bob) Jones. Special Sisters; Joella Marks, Jeannie Gordon, and Vanessa Adams and step-daughters; Shuna Dyous and Charlotte Tucker. A host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and loved ones worldwide.
She was preceded in death by both parents, maternal grandparents Sam and Dorothy Simpson, paternal grandparents Henry and Della Knight, grandson Kiante Johnson, and nephew Turranol "T.K." Knight.
Home Going Services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Arnold Manley, officiating.
Visitation/Wake services will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Church from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. where the family will be present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery
Arrangements Entrusted to: Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences can be made at: www.jonesclarkfuneralhome.com