Van Alstyne Leader
23 June 1966
Mrs. Oletta Janice Simpson died at her home June 11
and services were held at the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne Rev.
James Coffey, Rev. Grady Langford, and Rev. B.C. Robertson officiating.
Burial was in the Van Alstyne Cemetery, directed by the Flesher Funeral
Mrs. Simpson was born January 24, 1911 in Anna, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Murphree. She was married to Grady
Simpson, Dec. 12, 1931. She was a loyal member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs.
Billy J. Williams, Sherman; three sisters: Misses Inez Murphree, Gladys
Murphree, Bessie Murphree; two brothers: Houston and Austin Murphree of
Van Alstyne; two grandchildren.