Betty Simpson, age 79 of Columbia, KY passed away Monday, 22, 2017 at 4:43 AM at her home after several months illness. She was born February 7, 1938 in Burkesville, KY, the daughter of the late Russell and Ruby Bean Bowen. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son Robert Simpson on October 18, 1998 and one grandchild Gracie Lee Doyle.
She is survived by three sons: Ricky (June) Simpson of Columbia, KY; Stevie (Beverly Curry) Simpson of Russell Springs, KY; Terry (Mary Ellen) Simpson of Columbia, KY.
Two daughters: Carol (Jim) Doyle of Columbia, KY; Patricia McClister of Columbia, KY.
One brother: Bobby Bowen of Florida
Nine Grandchildren: Bradley Burton, Tracey Simpson, Leah Simpson, Jessica Simpson, Britney Bunch, Taylor Bunch, Hannah Antle, Jered Giles and Cody Giles.
Two great-grandchildren: Braylee Corbin, Kenidee Burton.
Betty attended the Bloomington Chapel Church and was a homemaker.
Funeral service: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Clergy officiating: Bro. Ralph Foster
Interment in the Haven Hill Cemetery
The family request visitation after 4:30 PM on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary in charge of funeral arrangements.