Brenda Lee Bernard Simpson, 77, of Danville, Indiana, died Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at her residence.
She was born June 30, 1945, in Adair County, to the late Losier and Alva Keen Bernard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Buddy, Bobby and Billy Bernard, two sisters, May Franklin and Betty Rogers and her husband, Joseph Simpson.
Her daughter and son-in-love – Peggy and Kenneth Koelling of Danville, Indiana
Her son and daughter-in-love – Robert and Cassandra Simpson of New Castle, Indiana
13 Grandchildren – Zachary Koelling, Jasmine Stinson, Beau Stinson, Jeremiah Koelling, Julia Taylor, Andrew Villano, Sarah Koelling, Ty Powers, Isaiah Simpson, Joseph Simpson, Jack Simpson, Lilyanne Simpson, Magnolia Simpson
Two great-grandchildren – Ariana and Bryant Koelling
One sister – Frances Freeman of Indianapolis, Indiana
One sister-in-law – Carol Bernard of Columbia
A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
We are celebrating her life, not her death. She had an amazing life. She loved her family, her faith and her country more than anything else and she hated to say Goodbye.
Funeral service – Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 12:00 P.M. CDT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Burial in Beulah Chapel Cemetery
Visitation after 11:00 A.M. Saturday
Casket Bearers: Her six grandsons, Zachary, Jeremiah, Andrew, Isaiah, Joey and Jack
Honorary: Beau and Ty
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements