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Ella Mae Simpson

ROCK HILL -- Ella Mae Simpson, 80, of 708 Green St., departed this life on June 3, 2008.

She was born in Fairfield County on Feb. 2, 1928, to the late Isaac and Mary Scruggs Walkins.

Mrs. Simpson is survived by three sons, Freddie (Catherine) Simpson, Otis Ervin and David (Tessa) Simpson; two daughters, Rosa L. Simpson and Willie Mae (Donnie) Simpson, both of Rock Hill; daughter-in-law, Cheryle Simpson of Rock Hill; four sisters, Rebecca Howard, Mamie Lowery, Sally Walkins and Willie Ann Walkins; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, June 7, 2008, at Parker Funeral Home. The funeral will be 2 p.m. June 8, 2008, at New Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Walker officiating, Pastor D. Chilsom assisting and Pastor R. Adams delivering the eulogy.