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In Remembrance
Maggie Lee Simpson
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Maggie Lee SimpsonMrs. Maggie Lee Simpson, age 84, went to be with our Heavenly Father on June  27, 2007. She slept peacefully away at Turner Geriatric Center with family and caregivers by her side. Funeral Services will be held at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, 2127 - 37th Street, on Friday, July 6, 2007 at 1:00 pm. Graveside services will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston. Viewing of Mrs. Simpson will take place from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon the same day at the church.

Mrs. Simpson was born on September 15, 1922 in Maynard, Texas to the union of Albert and Rachel Alburn-Mosley along with twelve other siblings, all of whom has preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her very favorite son, Eric Leon. She is survived by her husband of seventy years, Rev. Jewel S. Simpson, Sr.; three daughters, Barbara Jean Kelly (Carl), Joann Marsh (Melvin) and Janice Renee’ Watson (Ronald-deceased); three sons, Jewell, Jr. (Mildred), Michael Jerome (Betty) and Robert Albert (Martha-deceased); twenty five grandchildren; thirty two great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren, all whom she loved dearly; a host of nieces, nephews and friends whom will cherish her memory.

Mrs. Simpson was a homemaker and musician (organist) and played for numerous churches on the island. She was a former member of Ave. L Baptist Church. She and family moved their membership to Gethsemane Baptist Church where her husband was asked to pastor and where she served in the church for over thirty years. She was a bible scholar and Mission teacher. She loved God and her church family.

Mrs. Simpson was an avid fisherman and well known around the Gulf Coast Fishing Pier on 91st and Seawall Blvd. where she and her son Eric spent many hours.

Special thanks to the Geriatric Staff at UTMB, Turner’s Geriatric Staff, Rev. Ray Pinard, Mrs. Simpson’s caregivers, long time friends, Gloria Ellisor, Wadie Williams, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church family, and the many others for their care and concern.

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