The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

February 24, 2013



TARBORO — TARBORO — Lane B. Simpson, Sr. 93 died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Acorn Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Sonny Simpson and Pastor James Rawls officiating.  Burial will be in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Mr. Simpson was preceded in death by a daughter, Sally Rose Baker, a grandson, Lane B. Simpson, III, and a granddaughter, Sara Louise Holloman.

He is survived by a loving family including his wife of 73 years, Emma Hyde Simpson; three sons:  Sonny Simpson and wife, Sylvia, of Tarboro, Robert Daniel Simpson and wife, Donna, of Albemarle and Tom Simpson and wife, Beverly, of Tarboro; three daughters:  Mary S. Johnson and husband, Sam, of  Hobgood, Estelle S. Jones and husband, James, of Tarboro and Wanda S. Holloman and husband, Bobby, of Tarboro; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Carlisle Funeral Home from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday and other times at 286 Acorn Hill Rd. or 2400 Whitehall St., Tarboro

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., Tarboro.

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