Celebrating the life of Irene Simpson
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She is preceded in death by her parents Sam and Annie Whitworth; her husband Clarence Simpson; a daughter Shirley Ann Simpson; a son William Charles Simpson; three brothers George, Sam and Earl Whitworth; two sisters Martha Fuller and Mildred Marie Walters.
Irene confessed a hope in Christ at the age of 20 years old and joined Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ in the Gold Lake community. She served on the usher board. Irene was known for her cooking, sewing and about family. She worked for The Children’s Colony (CHDC) for several years and later retired in 1999.
She is survived by her children Clarence Edward (Debra) Simpson of New York, NY, Sam Eddie (Angelita) Simpson of Vallejo, CA, Bernadette Kay (Ronnie) Simpson Mosby of Hazen, AR, Hazel Louise Simpson of Conway, AR, Fodie Leon Simpson of Little Rock, AR, Teretha Dian (Bill) Simpson Lindsey of Little Rock, AR, Teresa Diana (John) Simpson Murillo of Farmington, AR and Davie Bernard (Tressie Kay) Simpson of Mayflower, AR; Three sisters, Ada Gilbert of St. Louis, MO, Sarah Wilson of Maumelle, AR and Helen Patterson of Fort Scott, KS; Two brothers Morris Whitworth and Clarence (Julia) Whitworth, both of Houston, AR and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.
Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Ray Cemetery, Hwy 365 South, Conway, AR. Visitation 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Friday, Jan 1, 2021 at the funeral home.
Services entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, 910 Walnut Street, Conway, AR. "IN YOUR TIME OF NEED...WE CARE."
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