Olivia D. “Mrs. Pete” Simpson
January 25, 1943 – October 14, 2020

Private graveside funeral services for Olivia D. “Mrs. Pete” Simpson, 77, of Cairo, GA, are on Saturday, October 17, 2020, in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA.  Rev. Jeff Ezell will officiate.  Mrs. Simpson passed away at her home in Cairo, GA, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Mrs. Simpson was born on January 25, 1943, in Meigs, GA, to the late Leroy Trotman and Easter Fleetwood Shurley.  On June 10, 1962, she married Joe Simpson, who survives.  She was employed with Ithaca Industries and Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.  She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: her husband, Joe Simpson of Cairo, GA; son, Joseph Simpson of Cairo, GA; grandchildren, Jodi Phillips (Greg) of Cairo, GA, Joseph Simpson, Travis Simpson, both of Cairo, GA; great-grandchildren, Taylor Persing, Allison Persing, Hunter Phillips, Dawson Phillips, all of Cairo, GA; brother, Leroy Trotman of Cairo, GA; sisters, Mattie Faye Mcalpin (Jack) of  Newton, GA, Alicia Yates (Russell) of Cairo, GA, Sue Hollingsworth (Paul) of Bainbridge, GA; step-brothers, Jack Shurley (Debbie), Billy Shurley (Jeanette), both of Cairo, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; son, Travis Simpson; a brother, Bobby Trotman; and step-father, Otis Shurley.


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