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Thomas Edward SIMPSON (VETERAN WWI)

Norfork Cemetery
Baxter County,
Arkansas

PRIVATE US Army
World War I
February 18, 1897-April 22, 1991

Husband of Mary Elizabeth Small Simpson
Son of James Andrew & Mary Elizabeth Newton Simpson
Born Zanoni, Missouri
Died Norfork, Arkansas

*Obituary
Thomas E. 'Ed' Simpson of Norfork died Monday (April 22, 1991) at his home. He was 94. Mr. Simpson was preceded in death by his parents, James Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Newton Simpson, and by his wife, Mary E. Small Simpson.
He is survived by four sons, Earl Simpson of St. Louis, MO and Bob Simpson, O.C. Simpson and Andrew Simpson, all of Norfork; five daughters, Vivian Storch of St. Louis, Imogene Stephens of Othello, WA, Dorothy Allgaier of Aberdeen, WA, Hattie Mae Wilson of Jacksonville and Louise Boyd of Bergman; two sisters, Ellen Lackey of Mt. Home and Oma Vogt of Brentwood, AR; a sister-in-law Ana Climer of Norfork; 22 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 9AM to 9PM Thursday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 8PM, at Roller Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 2PM Friday at Norfork Church of Christ with Brother Donald Pfalser officiating.
Graveside services will be provided by the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3246.
Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home.

AND
Thomas Edward 'Ed' Simpson passed away April 22, 1991, at his residence in Norfork. He was 94.
Mr. Simpson was born Feb 18, 1897, at Zanoni, MO. He was a member of the Norfork Church of Christ, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and Brotherhood of Maintenance and Way.
Mr. Simpson worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad for 44 years before his retirement in 1962. He served in the Army in World War I. He saw duty in England and France.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary E. Small Simpson, a daughter of June Simpson, who was killed in a car accident in 1955; his parents, James Andrew and Mary E. Newton Simpson.
He is survived by four sons, Andrew Simpson, O.C. Simpson and Bob Simpson of Norfork and Earl Simpson of St. Louis, MO; five daughters, Vivian Storch of St. Louis, MO, Dorothy Allgaier of Aberdeen, WA, Imogene Stephens of Othello, WA, Louise Boyd of Bergman, AR and Hattie Wilson of Jacksonville, AR; two sisters, Oma Vogt of Brentwood, MO and Ellen Lackey of Mt. Home; one sister-in-law, Anna Climer of Norfork; 27 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.
Services were held at the Norfork Church of Christ with Bro. Don Pfalser officiating. Burial was in the Norfork Cemetery with Military Graveside Services by the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council VFW Post 3246 and his grandson, Major Dennis Boyd of the US Marine Corp presenting the colors.
Pallbearers were; Jack Hughes, Melvin Small, E.J. Weatherford, Steve Smith, Don Harvey and Alvin Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers were his grandsons.
(From the files of Max Parnell.)

Contributed on 4/13/09 by maxparnell
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Submitted: 4/13/09 • Approved: 12/10/14 • Last Updated: 12/13/14 • R178563-G0-S3

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