|Sharon L. Simpson|
|Date Of Birth:||April 15, 1946|
|Date Of Death:||June 27, 2011|
|Service Date:||1:00 p.m. Friday
July 1, 2011
Allen Funeral Home
Sharon L. Simpson, 65, of Bloomington went home to be with her
loving Lord on Monday, June 27th, 2011. Born in
Columbus, Indiana on April 15, 1946, she was the daughter of Samuel
and Leona Darling. She met her husband Jerry B. Simpson on a blind
date and they would have been married 43 years in August.
She graduated from Columbus High School in 1964 and from
Nursing School, beginning her career at the Bloomington Hospital in
pediatrics. She worked in various professional health
areas. Her priorities were her family and she enjoyed
gardening and yard work. She loved children, taught Vacation
Bible School and took several Bible study courses. She worked
in the nursery at and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
Survivors including her husband are two sons; Jerry D. Simpson
of Bloomington, and Michael T. Simpson (Teresa) of Greenwood, IN
and granddaughters, Brook and Haily Simpson of Greenwood.
Also surviving are her mother, Leona Darling of Columbus, IN,
sisters Barbara Vannoy of Elizabethtown, IN, Rose Ferry of
Columbus, brothers Wayne Darling of Fountain Valley, CA and Denver
Darling of Huntington Beach, CA and many nieces and nephews and
great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel Darling
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July
1st at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old St. Rd. 37, with
Pastor Doug Schroeder officiating. Burial will be at Valhalla
Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home on
Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer
Society (Pancreatic Cancer Research) or the American Diabetes
Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at