|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1933|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 1978|
Our mother, Geraldine, was born at home in Blue, Oklahoma, Bryan County. Mom is a full blood Choctaw Indian and the daughter of Choctaws Ellen Rose Patterson and Vester Mullen Dana, Roll # NB 1188. Mom died at the age of 44 years after surgical complications. She was married to the following individuals: Mose LeFlore, Jr, (4/4 Choctaw Indian) Berry Elijah Simpson (white man) and Aaron Lee Allen (4/4 Choctaw Indian ) She had eleven children and lived in Atoka County the majority of her short life. Mom's children are: the oldest, a son, Jimmy Ray LeFlore, was born on January 1, 1948 and died in an auto accident on June 17, 1975 in Mounds, OK. He was 27 years old at his passing.(See Memorial # 67022589) She had the following children in birth order: Clayburn Dean Simpson, Betty Sue Simpson Hensley, Kathleen Pauline Simpson Rinehart, Berdie Mae Simpson Williams, Evelyn Diana Simpson Child, Aaron Lynn Allen, a son who was born on July 26, 1960 and died on July 30, 2007 as a result of diabetic complications. He died at a Fort Smith, Arkansas hospital. Aaronette Lee Allen, Vester Henry (Hank) Allen, Charles Wayne Allen and Maria Antoinette Allen Horton. Her sons Jim and Lynn left no children.
Mom was a traditional Choctaw woman, nurturing and caring for her children. She cooked traditional foods, banaha, wild onions, walakshi, shuka nipi, tanchi labona, tom fulla and funni. Mom knew all about and used plants for medical purposes. She also loved to sew by hand and made clothes for all the children throughout the years and made many quilts. She did not need a pattern for any sewing she did. Mom was fluent in the Choctaw language, shared a great deal of laughter with friends and family and sang those lovely Choctaw hymns.
Although we were poverty stricken as far as financial standings,...we were rich and we were blessed for we had a mother who loved us so.
Berry Elijah Simpson (1913 - 1958)*
Jimmy Ray LeFlore (1948 - 1975)*
Aaron Lynn Allen (1960 - 2007)*
Created by: Berdie Simpson Williams
Record added: Jan 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83986981
dear,mom you are missed so dearly from all of us. I missyou more as time goes bye it,s been a hard time and still is. I love you so much|
Kay Simpson Hosler
Added: Aug. 22, 2015
Mom, I love you and miss you all the time. The pain of you being gone has lessened but not gone. Things have changed in this world, with technology and going to the casino. I learned slot from you during your short time here. I still make buttermilk biscu...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 18, 2015
Mom, no matter how tough life got for you raising eleven children; you gave all that you had and you kept us together as a family. I have kept your memory alive with my own children. I love you, Mom.|
Diana Simpson Child
Added: Aug. 17, 2015
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