November 4, 1923 - October 24, 2019
Lucille Simpson, beloved wife of Floyd Simpson and Mother to four sons – Michael Wade, Gary Lynn, Robert Keith and Kelly Brian Simpson - passed away October 24th 2019 at 11:15am in Wenatchee. She also had five Grandsons – Luke, Callahan, Andrew, Nick and Shane – and one Granddaughter Dana. Lucille spent her final days in her home until more care was needed. She and her family have lived in the Sunnyslope area of Wenatchee for 58 years. Lucille was born November 4th, 1923 in Umpire Arkansas - Howard County- to father John Winston Payte and wife Maudie Ell Collier. She was raised there with a sole surviving sibling her Brother Bill Payte who passed before her. She, her mother Maud and Brother Bill came to Wenatchee in 1944 to start life again after her father died. She found work at Vic’s Dinner where Bob’s Classic is located today. There she met Floyd’s mother and became friends and later she and her mother and brother moved into a upstairs apartment that Floyd’s father owned. In early 1946, Floyd got out of the US Army Air Force after 4 years in Burma, India and China and came back to Wenatchee where he met Lucille. They got married July 3, 1947 here in Wenatchee and started a family immediately that eventually resulted in four sons. She was actively involved in a number of local area groups including the metal health advocacy group, was a Cub Scout den mother for all four of her sons as well as an assortment of her kids friends. After Kelly the youngest started Jr. High School she went to work in the fruit harvest industry rapidly developing here in those years. She was always available to help out anyway she could for anyone who asked for help and did so often. A service will be held at Jones & Jones ~ Betts Memorial Chapel, 302 Ninth Street Wenatchee Monday November 11th at 1:30pm. Internment will be at Wenatchee Cemetery on Tuesday November 12th at 11am. In lieu of flowers, she asked that you send a gift of to your favorite charity in her name.
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