The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 28, 2014

Ileana K. Simpson, of Norwood, an active church member, died Feb. 24. 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014 — Ileana Kendall Simpson, of Norwood, passed away Monday night, February 24, 2014, at her home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014, at Cottonville Baptist Church in Norwood. The Rev. Alex Willoughby will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening, February 27, 2014, at Edwards Funeral Home in Norwood.  

Mrs. Simpson was born August 25, 1926, in Stanly County, to the late John Waldo Kendall Sr. and Sarah Janie Huneycutt Kendall.

Mrs. Simpson was an active member of Cottonville Baptist Church where she had served as Sunday school teacher for the junior class for many years. She was also actively involved with the Tyson Home Extension Club and the Ladies Auxillary of VFW. She also served as an Election Day volunteer for Tyson Township.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Whitson  Alexander Simpson.

She is survived by her sister, Christine Kendall of the home; sister-in-law, Jenell Kendall of Norwood; brother-in-law, Oscar Norris of Gastonia; nieces, Judy Kendall Kittleson and husband Bruce of Virginia Beach, Va. and Sarah Kendall Bailey and husband Pete of Mooresville.  

Memorials may be made to: Cottonville Baptist Church, 8032 Cottonville Road, Norwood, NC 28128.

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