Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Obituaries

January 7, 2013

Molverine “Jean” Simpson - 1937-2013

RUSSELL — Molverine “Jean” Simpson, 75, of Russell, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at her residence.

The Pikeville native was born May 23, 1937, the daughter of the late Dan and Gladys Thacker Adkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Russell Simpson.

Mrs. Simpson attended school in Pikeville and was a homemaker.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Naomi Harris; two brothers, William David Adkins and Clyde Adkins; and an infant brother, Ernest.

She is survived by her son, Jeffery Adkins and his wife, Andrea, of Russell; a daughter, Jennifer Cahoon and Rex Lawless of Ironton, Ohio; a grandson, Rex Lawless II of Ironton; two granddaughters, Asley Lively and Shannon Lynd and her husband, Scott; four great-grandsons, Noah, Gabe, Eli and Sam; two faithful companions, Jack and Molly; brothers Jack Adkins of Indiana, Tracy Adkins and his wife, Cheryl, of Indiana, Cordell Adkins of Lucasville and Lawrence Adkins of Michigan; and sisters Brenda Penland and her husband, Randy, of Indiana, Gloria Rhode and her husband, Dean, of Indiana, and Norma Hillard of Virginia.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Phillips Funeral Home in Ironton by Pastor Jim Nichols and senior deacon David Daniels. Burial will be in Catlettsburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to phillipsfuneralhome.net.

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