Dorothy Simpson

Ware Shoals – Dorothy Mae Martin Simpson, 87, Widow of John Walker Simpson, of Mt Bethel Rd, Died Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Ashley Place in Greenwood.

She was born in Gray Court and was a daughter of the late Henry Austin and Lucille Owens Martin. She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church. She was a retired inspector for Hickory Tavern Sportswear and was also a homemaker.

Mrs. Simpson is survived by two sons, Johnny W. Simpson Jr. (Debra) of Abbeville, Keith Simpson (Pat) of Ware Shoals, three daughters, Debbie Moore (Howard) of Honea Path, Carolyn McClellan (Dale) of Boiling Springs, Reba Babb (Lamar) of Ware Shoals, fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one brother, Eugene Martin, one sister, Milree Martin Garrett and two grandchildren

Funeral services for Mrs. Simpson will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Harmony United Methodist Church at 11 AM with Rev. Lamar Babb and Rev. Chris Hudson officiating.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends from 10 to 11 prior to the service at the church. Condolences can be made online at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
  • Time: 11 AM
  • Place: Harmony United Methodist Church in Ware Shoals
  • Cemetery: Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: 10 to 11 prior to the service at the church
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