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Evelyn Marie Simpson

Monday, August 1, 2011

Evelyn Marie Simpson, 54, of Nelson, passed away July 29, 2011, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Salt Fork Cemetery near Nelson.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.

Born Dec. 17, 1956, she was the daughter of James E. and Virginia Ballenger DeWitt of Knob Noster. On Nov. 8, 1986, at New Salem Baptist Church near Marshall Junction, she married Donald Simpson, who survives of the home. She was a member of Nelson Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW of Sedalia. She worked as an EMT/Firefighter of the Windsor District for several years. She was a nurse at ConAgra in Marshall for several years and was a busdriver for the Blackwater and Orearville schools for several years. She was also a school nurse at the Blackwater School.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother, Virginia DeWitt of Marshall Junction; two sons, Daniel Kirchhoff and his wife, Pam, of Marshall, and Bryan Simpson of Nelson, MO; three grandsons; one brother, James Ballenger of Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Kathy Francis of Marshall, Helen Newton of Blackwater and Amy Hager of Marshall Junction; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and one nephew.

Additional information provided per family recompense.