Elizabeth Simpson Garnett, 95

Published 2:55 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2012

APRIL 3 – Elizabeth Simpson Garnett, 95, of Farmville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. She was born April 1, 1916 in Cumberland, a daughter of the late James Emmett Simpson and Minta Henson Simpson.

Surviving are a niece, Glenda Woodall and husband, David of Buckingham; great-nephew, Geoffrey Woodall and wife, Nicole of Virginia Beach and their two children, Gabriel and Nadia; great-niece, Charity Peregoy and husband, Maynard of Valdosta, GA and their three children, Cameron, Christian and Chloe. She is also survived by her late husband's children, Marjorie King, Lockett Garnett, Blair Garnett, Marie Kephart and their families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Lockett Garnett, two brothers, Archer and Weldon Simpson, and four sisters, Lynnette, Irene, Mary and Sallye Simpson.

A graveside funeral service was conducted Sunday, April 1, at Jamestown Presbyterian Church, Rice.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 87, Farmville, VA 23901.

The Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family. www.shorterfuneralhome.com