Virginia Simpkins

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Born 9-3-1941 -- Died 4-23-2007

Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died ?on April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers.

She moved to this area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. She was a waitress and a stocker at Wal-Mart. She attended Maysville Baptist Church.

She is survived by: two daughters, Sherry Lucita Henderson and David of Gravette, and?Julia Kathryn Simpkins of Bentonville; one son, Doyle Dean Wess and Christina of Cordell, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don Simpkins; one grandson,?Jeremiah Lee Nell; three brothers, Carl Rogers, Coy Rogers and Jesse Mack Rogers; four sisters, Lois Sneed, Kathleen Allen, Joyce Richardson and Alpha French.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home of Pea Ridge.

Memorial services were held on April 28 at Sisco Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Raymond Scott officiating.