Adah McMurry Simpson July 24, 1923 ~ May 31, 2013
May 28, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
Mrs. Simpson was born July 24, 1923 in Springfield, Tenn. to parents Frank Clayton Bridges Sr. and Rebecca Florence (Smith) Bridges. At the age of 10, she lost both of her parents, and was raised by her Uncle Joe and Aunt Ethel. She married Wilbert Andre Simpson February 28, 1943, in Tullahoma, Tenn.
Mrs. Simpson is preceded in death by her parents, her uncle Joe Latham and her aunt Ethel (Bridges) Latham her surrogate parents, her husband of 52 years Wilbert Simpson, a son, Joseph Simpson, a brother and sister-in-law, Frank & Leslie "Boogie” Bridges, a niece, Becky Goodin, and a nephew, Cully Goodin, Jr.
Adah was a military wife who lived in many places throughout the United States and abroad, until the retirement of her husband in 1968. They were longtime residents of Marble Falls (Sandy Harbor), where Mrs. Simpson devoted much of her time to charitable activities.
She is survived by a son, Lance Simpson of Moorestown, N.J.; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisette (Simpson) Youree and husband Joe of Caldwell, Texas; a granddaughter, Christina (Youree) and husband John Neal of Deanville, Texas; a grandson Jereme Youree of Caldwell; and four great-grandchildren, Callie & Kay Hardin of Deanville and Brayden and Railyn Youree of Cameron, Texas; also by numerous great nieces, great nephews and other relatives.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers memorials may be given to: The Deanville Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 71, Deanville, TX 77852 or Sandy Harbor Volunteer Fire Department, 203 Granite Shoals drive, Horseshoe Bay, TX, 78657.
Arrangements under the direction of Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, Caldwell, Texas.
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