Valdosta Daily Times

February 27, 2014

Patti L Simpson

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Patti L Simpson, 82, of Lakeland, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Louis Smith Hospital in Lakeland after a brief illness. She was born on May 10, 1931, to Emmett and Louise (Taylor) Lanier in Cuthbert, Ga. She graduated from the University of Georgia. Mrs. Simpson was an avid golfer at Valdosta Country Club where her golfing friends were very special to her and she also enjoyed reading and playing the card game Bridge. She was a member of the Lakeland United Methodist Church in Lakeland.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Simpson III; by a daughter, Patricia Suzanne Simpson; and by a granddaughter, Elizabeth Lee.

Her survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Debbie Simpson of Lakeland, Ga.; Bert and Judy Simpson of Lakeland, Ga.; Harold and Kay Simpson of Lakeland, Ga.; one daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Larry Lee of Lakeland, Ga.; grandchildren, Will and Cindy Simpson II, Kyle Simpson, Nichole Manuel, Taylor Simpson, Alex and Kristie Lee, Mary Carol and Kemp Greene; great-grandchildren, Jack and Will Greene, Zach and Layne Lee; and special friends, Shirley Corbitt and Clara Ganas.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Lakeland United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Valdosta. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Music Funeral Services in Lakeland.

Sympathy may be expressed online at — Music Funeral Services of Lakeland is serving the family.