Mrs. Mary Simpson age 78, of Crab Orchard died
Tuesday February 3, 2004 at the Rockcastle Hospital. She was born on April 10, 1925 in Lincoln County
the daughter of the late Irvin and Nancy Bishop Burdine Farris. She was a homemaker,
enjoyed cooking & gardening, and was a member of the Ottawa Baptist Church.
Survivors are: One son; Thomas Simpson, and wife Linda of Crab
Orchard. Two daughters; Mrs. Barbara Broughton, and husband Noah of Crab Orchard.
Mrs. Jealetta Robert, and husband Ken of Crab Orchard. Two brothers; George Burdine
of Crab Orchard, and Genis Burdine of Brodhead. Two sisters; Mrs. Maetta
Smith, and Mrs. Edna Smallwood both of Indianapolis, Ind. Six grandchildren, and seven
great grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by: her husband; Tom Simpson,
by five brothers; Elsie Bishop, Houston, Frank, James Burdine, and one infant brother.
By two sisters; Betty Simpson, and Roberta Stevens.