Becky (Simpson) Lawless, 59, of Waterloo, was killed by a hit-and-run driver while walking home in the early morning hours on Monday, April 9, 2012.
She was struck in the area of Washington Street and West Mullan Avenue in Waterloo, and her homicide remains unsolved.
She was born May 26, 1952 in Waterloo, the daughter of Oren H. and Eddie Crenshaw Simpson. She graduated from West High School.
She was survived by her father of Waterloo; a daughter, Abbey (Chris) Kurth of Cedar Falls; two sisters, Gloria (Chuck) Drier of Waverly, Joyce O’Malley of Bettendorf; a brother, Jeff (Rhonda) Simpson of Hatfield, Mo; a son-in-law, Troy Nicol of Cedar Falls; and three grandsons, Tyler Kurth of Anamosa, Coty Kurth and Jordan Nicol, both of Cedar Falls.
She was preceded in death by her mother; a daughter, Heather M. Nicol; one niece and two nephews.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Waterloo, with visitation held one hour prior to services. Her body was cremated.
Kearns, Huisman-Schumacher Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials were to be directed to the family.
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