Mary Ellen Simpson
Posted: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 3:19 pm
The Messenger, October 6, 2010
Mary Ellen Simpson, 93, of Fulton died 1:20 a.m. Oct. 5, 2010, at Haws Memorial Rehab and Nursing Facility in Fulton.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 500 Mears St. in Fulton, with the Revs. Jessie Johnson and James Roberson officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church from noon until the hour of services Saturday. Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton is in charge.
She was born Jan. 7, 1917, in Fulton County, Ky., daughter of the late Melvin and Mattie Marie (Brayes) Marney. She was the widow of Alex Marvin Simpson.
She was a homemaker and a member of Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. She moved back to this area from Milwaukee in 2002.
Survivors include her sister, Mildred Terrell of Fulton; her brother, Ben H. Marney of Jackson; and 21 grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Susie Knox and Bettie Pierce; and her brother, Cleatus Marney.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.