2009-01-23 / Obits

Willie Mae Simpson

Factory Worker

Willie Mae Simpson, a 40-year Rockaway resident, died January 16. He was 89.

Simpson, a factory worker, was born in Edisto Island, South Carolina on April 4, 1919.

She is survived by her son, Kent Kasseem Simpson; daughter, Barbara Hazelwood; first grandson, Darrel T. Hazelwood; daughter-in-law, Mary; sister, Doris Watson; brother-in-law, James Watson; best friend and sisterin Christ, Alberta Saunders; several grandchildren and many family members and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Visitation was at Soundview Presbyterian Church in the Bronx. Interment was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Hudson, New York.

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