Obituary of Joseph Lee "Sonny" Simpson, Sr.

The Winona Times
Nov 1, 2001

    Mr. Joseph Lee “Sonny” Simpson Sr., 63, of McCarley, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 20, 2001 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital in Greenwood. He was a retired logger.

    Funeral services were held Oct. 27 at the Ed Roberts Chapel of Remembrance in Winona with the Rev. George Blake officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Green Cemetery.

    He is survived by his wife, Eloise Simpson of McCarley; four sons, Willie C. Thomas of Winona, Joseph Lee Simpson Jr. of McCarley, Arthur Earl Simpson of North Carrollton, Richard Lee Simpson of Coila; three daughters, Louise Bibbs, Martha Jean Swims, and Pearlie M. Simpson all of McCarley; two brothers, A.B. Manuel of Winona and Nerimiah Simpson of St. Louis, Mo.; three sisters, Rivers Doyle, Lizzie Simpson, and Louise May, all of Winona.

    Roberts and Sons Mortuary of Winona was in charge of arrangements.



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