Doris Evelyn Simpson
SHERMAN, IL - Doris Evelyn Simpson went to be with The Lord on June 24, 2014, at the age of 75. She is the daughter of Clarence Albert Buckner and Donna Elsie Hartsfield Buckner. She was born Dec. 19, 1938, in Greenwood, Ark.
Doris married Everett Amos Simpson Jan. 19, 1958. One daughter was born into the marriage, Debra Diane Allen.
She is survived by her husband, Everett (Bud) Simpson, her daughter, Debra; grandchildren, Everett Daniel Simpson, Shawn Michael Allen, William Raymond (Billy Ray) Allen; and great-grandchildren, Everett Daniel Simpson, Jr. The immediate family survivors are Lois Louise Bonat, Fort Smith, AR, Betty Lavern Bonnett, Pekin, Ill., Dorotha Jean Routson, Arkoma, Okla., Johnny Hershel Buckner, Lincoln, Ill., and Sylvia Lorita Vail, Williamsville.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Clarence Raymond (Ray) Buckner.
Doris graduated from Tri-City High School in 1957 and she worked at Memorial Hospital for almost 20 years.
Funeral services will be held at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, with a visitation from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
Rev. Ken Gennicks will be officiating.
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Burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery near Williamsville, Ill.
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