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March 24, 2014

Waneta F. Simpson, 86; Salem

— Funeral services for Waneta F. Simpson, 86,  Salem, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 27, at Weathers Funeral Home in Salem with burial following in Crown Hill Cemetery. She died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at The Villages at Historic Silvercrest in New Albany.

Simpson was born October 21, 1927, in Washington County, the daughter of Roy Edward and Monta Thompson Hinds. She was a homemaker, a member of First Christian Church of Salem and Fort Nightly Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kent Simpson; a brother, Raymond Hinds; two sisters, Margaret Frakes and Lois Miller; and her parents.

She is survived by a son, Richard Simpson and wife, Ann, of New Albany; a daughter, Connie Wright and husband, Drew, of Salem; a brother, Hubert L. Hinds of Salem; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Washington County Community Foundation or Hosparus.

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