Martha Simpkins passes 5/20/1924 - October 31, 2013

 We honor

Martha Simpkins

whom God called home around 1:55 a.m.,

October 31, 2013

Memorial Services at:

Wilder Funeral Home
4890 South Suncoast Blvd
Homosassa, FL 34446 | 352-628-3344


Viewing: Friday, November 1, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

Service: Saturday, November 2, 2013
2:30 P.M.
Foy Cherry, Minister - In Charge


Martha E. Simpkins, 89, of Beverly Hills, Fla., passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Hospice House in Lecanto.

A native of Wayne County, W.Va., she was born May 20, 1924, to Sylvester and Minnie (Endicott) Crockett, one of six children.

A lifelong homemaker, Mrs. Simpkins came to Citrus County 20 years ago from West Virginia and was a member of the Lecanto Church of Christ.

Martha is survived by her husband of over 69 years, Shade Simpkins of Beverly Hills; son, Danny Simpkins (wife Sandra), Beverly Hills; daughter, Karen Riley (husband Clifford), Proctorville, Ohio; son, Dale Simpkins, Beverly Hills; brother, Virgil Crockett, Wayne County, W.Va.; grandchildren, Tami and Scott Simpkins and Connie Booth (husband Adrian); and great-grandchildren, Felicia (husband Brian), Meredith, Melissa, A.J. and Daniel. Mrs. Simpkins was preceded in death by a son, Dalvis Simpkins and siblings, Lee, Marie, Carroll, Golden and Gail.

Friends will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Wilder Funeral Home with Foy Cherry officiating with John D. Arnold and Byron Chastain assisting. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Lecanto.

"The time has come

for me to leave this life.

I have fought a good fight.

I have finished the race.

I have kept the faith.

Now there is in store for me

a crown of righteousness

which the Lord, the righteous

judge, will award me in that day."

Minister of Lecanto,Fl Church of Christ
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