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Violet Arnette Simpson

July 5, 1913 March 28, 1998
Violet Arnette Simpson
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Violet Arnette Simpson was born July 5,1913 at Altus, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Edward Henry and Ollie Lee (Moore) Matheson . She died March 28, 1998 at the Bethany Hospital in Bethany, OK.

She graduated from Headrick High School in 1931 and left Altus to move to Oklahoma City. She left Oklahoma City and went to Missouri in 1937. She married Dale Simpson January 23, 1937. She and her husband returned to Headrick in October of 1943. She was a former member of the Eastern Star, and a member of the First United Methodist Church. Violet was with the Dietary Department of the Altus Public Schools and was Chief Dietician for the Altus House Nursing Home. She retired in 1979.

Survivors include: one daughter, Phyllis Evelyn Attebery of Yukon, OK; two sons, George Michael Simpson of Dallas, TX and Edward Patrick Simpson of Charleston, SC; two sisters, Florence Annie Wilcoxen of Lawton and Eddie Bob Bucher of Mansfield,OH; seven grandchildren, Carrie Ann Attebery and Opal Marie Gray of Yukon, OK, Jason Mathew Berry of Bixby, OK, Zachary Michael Berry of Baton Rouge, LA, Ashley Melinda Berry of Juneau, AK, Tricia Aleec' Simpson of Norman, OK and Zackary Patrick Simpson of Edmond, OK; four grandchildren.4

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale Walton Simpson; and one sister, Thelma Whitt.

Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2010 at the Lowell Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Pate officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home.

2:00 PM

Lowell-Tims Chapel


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