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Helen Louise Hamilton Simpson

Services for Helen Louise Hamilton Simpson of Brookhaven are 2p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is today, from 6-9 p.m., and Monday from 12-2 p.m.,at the funeral home.

Mrs. Simpson, 77, died Aug. 9, 2003 at her residence. She wasborn in Mendon, Ohio, on Dec. 13, 1925, to Kenneth Hamilton andLenore Pritchard Hamilton.

She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She was a member ofSouthway Baptist Church and was active in teaching children inSunday school in previous churches. She was a wonderful grandmotherwho loved to read and shop with her friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her grandson,Dustin Dearstone.

Survivors are her husband of 57 years, Leonard T. Simpson ofBrookhaven; her daughters and son-in-law, Diane and the Rev. DuaneBristow of Farmington, N.M., and Nancy Simpson Seals of Columbia;her grandchildren and their spouses, Todd and Dawn Dearstone Petersof Amarillo, Texas, David Douglas Dearstone of Port St. Lucie,Fla., Joel and Neely Seals Nations of Brookhaven, and Cory RandallSeals of Columbia; and her great-grandchildren, Mason StephenPeters of Amarillo, Haley Carol Nations and Lynsey Colleen Nations,both of Brookhaven.