Lynda May Simpson 67, a retired convalescent worker, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Decatur.
Graveside service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Pleasant Grove No. 3 Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Ferguson officiating. Burial is under the direction of Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home.
Marcus Stratton Simpson, Dale Wilson Simpson, Royce Dylan Simpson, Christopher Paul Taliaferro and Nicholas Scott Easly will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Lynda was born July 5, 1946, in Denton to Samuel Floyd and Ethel May (Brown) Smith. She worked for Decatur Convalescent Center for 17 years before her retirement.
She was a member of the Fundamental Baptist Church.
Lynda was preceded in death by her husband, Royce Wilson Simpson; brother Tommy Smith; sister Elsie Nugent; and her two grandsons.
Survivors include her daughters, Rhonda Taliaferro and husband, Rick, of Newark, Sherrie Amey of Decatur and Laurie Delgado of Decatur; sons Dale Simpson and wife, Michelle, of Paradise and Marcus Simpson and wife, Rhonda, of Decatur; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; brothers Floyd Smith, Ed Smith and wife, Jerri, and Terry Smith and wife, Bobbie; sisters Ina Cundiff and husband, Bill, and Carolyn McClainer; sisters-in-law Barbara Shipp and Sharon Montgomery; and other family members and friends.