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Dorothy Ann Simpson, age 92, of Clinton

Dorothy Ann Simpson, age 92, of Clinton went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at her home surrounded by family members.  She was a member of Clinton First Baptist Church where she volunteered in the service center.   She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother for over 70 years.  She is preceded in death by her husband, John Louis Simpson, and her parents, Charlie Albert Pyron and Dona Compton Pyron; 2 brothers and 4 sisters.

She is survived by:

Daughter –                   Linda Simpson Moore & husband Bill of Clinton

Sons –                           John Simpson III & wife Kathy of Midlothian, VA

                                     Daryl Simpson & wife Janet of Sparta, NC

Grandchildren –           Trey McLane, Spencer McLane, Ashley Simpson,

                                     Neil Simpson, Maggie Murphy, & Jessie Smith

Great-Grandchildren –            Kingsten David Evans & Nellie Rose Murphy

Several nieces and nephews  

The family will receive friends 1:00 – 3:00 PM, Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.  Her Graveside will follow at 4:00 PM at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with Reverend Terry Baker officiating.   In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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