Frances Odell Simpson, 94, of Morrison died Monday, June 12, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville. She was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Waverly, was a retired employee of Carrier Corporation and a member of Morrison Church of Christ. Mrs. Simpson was preceded in death by parents William and Mattie Carnell Hemby, her husband, George D. Simpson Sr., son George D. Simpson, Jr., and all of her sisters and brothers.
Survivors include her children, William J. (Brenda) Simpson, Larry A. (Carol) Simpson, and Robert F. (Connie) Simpson, daughter-in-law, Shirley Simpson, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Roger Comstock will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Simpson family will receive friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.