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Ravenel "Nell" Simpson, 94, of 113 Barefoot Lane, Grandy, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at her residence.
She was a native of Cumberland, born Dec. 11, 1922, to the late Talmage Luttrell and Minnie Whittle Luttrell; and the widow of W. Wood Simpson Sr.
She is survived by sons, Paul Simpson (Barbara), William Simpson (Jo), Gary Simpson (Dottie), and Ronald Simpson (Rhonda); grandson whom she raised, David Paul Simpson (Kristina); sister, Joan Goodwin; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Paul Luttrell and John "Jack" Luttrell.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Cumberland Community Church, 12900 Bedford Rd. N.E., Cumberland, with Pastor Quentin Simpson officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cumberland Community Church.
Published on September 9, 2017
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