Dorothy Mae Simpson

April 30, 1933-April 6, 2020


Dorothy Mae (Odom) Simpson, 86, of Crawfordsville passed away Monday, April 6, 2020, at Ben Hur Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born April 30, 1933, to the late Leon and Eliza Blanche (Bauer) Odom.

In 1951, Dorothy graduated from Benton High school in Benton, Illinois. She married the love of her life Larry DeWayne Simpson on March 30, 1952, who preceded her in death Dec. 4, 2004.

Dorothy was as member of Crawfordsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She enjoyed embroidery, word searches, studying the Bible and listening to country music.

Dorothy is survived by three sons, William (Marcie), Joseph (Loretta) and James Simpson; two daughters, Sarah Gullion and Patricia (Homer) Myers; daughter-in-law Jeanie Simpson; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Joan Odom; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Larry; son Kenneth Simpson; two brothers, Robert Odom and William “Tommy” Odom; and sister Wanda Erwin.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a memorial service scheduled for a later date. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care entrusted with care.

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