Gladys Evans Simpson

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Gladys Evans Simpson, 101, of Wilson, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

The funeral is Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. (Masks are suggested and encouraged). Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park.

She was widow of Charles Edwin Simpson, who died in 1991.

Mrs. Simpson is survived by her daughter, Patricia Ann Tarleton (Tom) of Wilson; son, Tom Simpson (Linda) of Wilson; grandchildren, Rebecca Tew (Jack), Gerry Simpson, Jill Rae Tarleton, all of Wilson, Stacey Sawyer Cooper (Miles) of Cary and Brooke Sawyer Rule (John) of Blowing Rock; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will be at the Tarleton home.

“Our family would like to thank Carrie Smith, Michelle Williams and Laura Harris of Community Home Care and Hospice for all the love and support they have given to us during the last four months. They will forever be family to us.”

Flowers are welcome or memorials are suggested to the Maggie Society, 606 Trinity Drive W., Wilson, NC 27893-2127 or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson; www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.