Elizabeth Ann Simpson
October 12, 2013, 1:54 am by Staff Reports
Elizabeth "Betty” Ann Simpson, 83, of Round Mountain went to be with the Lord, Oct. 6. She was born to John and Emma (Davis) Massey on July 18, 1930 in San Marcos.
Betty was loved by everyone she met, she loved to fish, Swim, Ski, watching the sun go down over Lake LBJ, crochet, work crossword puzzles, play scrabble and yahtzee and most of all cook. Cooking for large numbers and her family was her specialty.
Betty was active in the Cub scouts, Brownies, taught Sunday school. She served as P.T.A. president and area council president, secretary-treasurer of Little League all in San Antonio. In Kingsland she prepared the Wednesday night supper for many years at the First Baptist Church as well as the First Baptist Church in Hobbs, N.M.
Betty was a fantastic "Mama”, Nannie, and Great Grand Nannie. Her life was devoted to God and family, She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Sid and Wandell Simpson, Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; Guy and Ann Simpson of Kingsland; daughters and sons-in-law, Dee Ann and Tony Durant of Mesquite, Texas; Melody and Jay Yanniell of Round Mountain, Texas and Joy English of Austin, 16 grandchildren and step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and two more on the way. We will miss the sparkle in her eye and the unconditional love and faith she exuded.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 50 years, Sid Simpson; son, J.T. Simpson and two grandsons, Drew and Trey Simpson.
Celebration of life services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Kingsland First Baptist Church. Reverends Dwight Reagan, Doug Lindley and Bubba Stahl officiating. Family inurnment will take place at a later date at the Mission Park South Cemetery in San Antonio. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society.
Cremation services made by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory in Kingsland.
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