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Irene Ryan Simpson

Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Mar 1969 (aged 67)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 6, Lot 029, Section SW, Grave S.
Memorial ID 177500802 · View Source
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On 8 March 1901 in Quincy Illinois, George and Ella (Gilliland) Ryan, and firstborn Georgia, welcomed an infant they named Irene.

Irene Ryan grew up to marry Cecil Simpson 18 July 1931.

She belonged to Central Baptist church and Order of the Eastern Star.

Irene Simpson worked for Packaging Corporation of America. She worked as a stenographer and secretary. Her boss was Frank Lepper for most of that time. After 29 years, she retired.

Mrs. Irene (Ryan) Simpson passed away at a Quincy Illinois hospital on 6 March 1969.

As well as her father George, and her older sister Georgia, Mrs. Simpson's husband Cecil predeceased her.

Mrs. Ella Ryan, who was widowed in 1939, resided with her daughter until Mrs. Simpson passed away. At that point Mrs. Ella Ryan went into "The Christian Shelticenter."

Mrs. Irene Simpson's funeral was held at the Hansen-Spear funeral parlor in Quincy Illinois. Interment at Greenmount cemetery followed.

- rewritten from obituary, which was printed in The Quincy Herald-Whig on Friday, 7 March 1969.

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  • Added: 18 Mar 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 177500802
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Ryan Simpson (8 Mar 1901–6 Mar 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 177500802, citing Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Tree Leaf (contributor 47481781) .