Annie Barrow Simpson

“And we know that all things work together for the good to them that love God, to then who are called according to His purpose. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of His son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.” Romans 8:28-29

Mrs. Annie Barrow Simpson was born Feb. 14, 1922, to the late Mr. Eddie Lee and Mrs. Ollie Walker Barrow. She was the oldest of four children, one sister (Willie) and two brothers preceded her in death. She departed this life on Dec. 20, 2018, at 6:30 a.m.

She joined Pink Flowers Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and remained a faithful member there until her health failed her. She also attended school there as a child. Mrs. Simpson worked as a homemaker and enjoyed what she did until she retired at the age of 81. She was a sweet and loving mother of 14 children, seven girls, and seven boys.

She met and married Mr. Morris Stinson, Sr. and to this union, four children were born. Morris Jr., Jimmy, Robert, and Catherine.

She later met Mr. John Lee Lewis and one child was born, a daughter named Ruby.

She then met and married Mr, Earnest Simpson and to this union, nine children were born, Earnestine, A.B., Linda, Jessie, Gladys, Charles Roland, Charles Edward, Olivia and William (Caboose).

Mrs. Annie was preceded in death by either children, Morris Jr., Jimmy, Robert Stinson, Charles Edward, Charles Roland, Olivia, William, and Earnestine.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories five daughters, Catherine Brown of Eupora, Ruby Cleveland of Greenville, Linda Rimmer of Grenada, Jessie Hankins of Winona and Gladys Hemphill of Savannah, Ga.; a daughter-in-law Rosie Simpson, 49 grandchildren, 159 great-grandchildren, a devoted family friend, Diane Kennedy and a host of great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends