Betty Carol Simpson, 77

Betty Carol Simpson, 77, of Wabash, died 12:11 a.m., Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. She was born on Oct. 22, 1943, in Lackey, Ky., to Frank M. and Mada (Dials) Berry.

Betty married Lee Roy Simpson on Dec. 2, 1972, in Wabash; he died July 16, 1995. She worked a Magnetek in Huntington, and was a member of Southside Free Will Baptist Church in Wabash. She enjoyed Elvis Presley, gospel music, and reading her Bible. Betty had a strong faith and especially loved her family.

She is survived by three children, Debra Newsome of Andrews, Robert Bratch of Wabash, and Leroy Simpson of Lagro; two sisters, Patty Copeland, and Joann Burns, both of Wabash; brother, Tommy (Patsy) Berry of Wabash; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her two sons, Jamie Bratch and Ronnie Berry; brother, Mitchell Berry; three sisters, Joyce Turner, Mary Ward, and Lillian Owsley; and a grandchild, Karsyn Bratch.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 4, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Rev. Tim Webb and Rev. Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is to the family to help with expenses.

The memorial guest book for Betty may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Jun 02