Nelwyn Simpson, 89, a retired clerk, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Fort Worth.
Funeral was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Victory Christian Center in Azle with graveside at 3 p.m. at Collinsville Cemetery in Collinsville. Family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Rev. James Hartin officiated. Pallbearers were Dale Simpson, Zach Simpson, R.J. Simpson, Kasey Bischel, Shane Crosley, Matt Myers, and Maddix Myers.
Nelwyn was born on Aug. 8, 1927 to Auther and Francis (Tishmaker) Curry in Denison, Texas. She was united in marriage to James Simpson on March 16, 1965 in Durant, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 47 years, James Simpson; and her daughter, Barbara Evans.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Dale Simpson and wife, Frances of Azle and David Clement and wife, Carol of Denison; her daughters, Darlene Bischel and husband, Ken of Boyd, Vicki Farrell and husband, Marion of Collinsville, and Becky Enderby and husband, Carroll of Collinsville; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; other family members and a host of friends.
Hawkins Funeral Home, Boyd, Texas 940-433-5310 www.hawkinsfuneralhome.com
The Azle News,
Aug. 2, 2017 Edition