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 Mollye <I>Bourland</I> Simpson

Mollye Bourland Simpson

Death 30 Dec 2006 (aged 98)
Burial Matador, Motley County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17303930 · View Source
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CHILDRESS - Mollye Simpson, 98, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, in Midland.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Norman Rushing and the Rev. Nathan Mulder officiating. Burial will be in Northfield Cemetery in Northfield by Johnson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Simpson was born Nov. 18, 1908, in Flomot to the late Finnis Spears Bourland and Emma Garrison Bourland. She attended West Texas State Teachers College in Canyon before moving to Northfield to teach elementary school. She married Paul A. "Bud" Simpson on May 2, 1931, in Quitaque. She was a homemaker. She lived at their Northfield ranch until 2002. Her church affiliation was Baptist, where she played the piano, taught Sunday school for 80 years and served in numerous other capacities.

The family thanks her caregiver, Linda Love, and Hospice of Midland for their help in the latter part of this journey.

She was preceded in death by her husband; five brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include two sons, Gayland Simpson and wife Jo of Midland and Billy Paul Simpson and wife Betty of Northfield; four granddaughters, Tanya Multer and husband Warren of South Plains, Melissa Davis of Payson, Ariz., Susan Simpson of Irving and Angela Simpson of Houston; four great-grandchildren, Cory Multer of College Station, Amy Multer and Katy Multer, both of Garden City, and Fischer Davis of Payson; and two sisters, Belmot Watson of Shawnee, Okla., and Edna Ruth Green of Matador.

The family suggests memorials be to Northfield Cemetery, 1712 FM 94A, Northfield, TX 79201 or Meals on Wheels in Childress.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Amarillo Globe-News, Dec. 31, 2006

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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17303930
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mollye Bourland Simpson (18 Nov 1908–30 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17303930, citing Northfield Cemetery, Matador, Motley County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .