Anna Frances Simpson of Onley

October 18, 2019
Frances Simpson

Anna “Frances” Simpson, 87, resident of Onley, VA, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Parksley, VA. Born June 12, 1932 in Nelsonia, VA, she was the daughter of the late Robert S. Stroud and Katheryne Butler Stroud.

As a faithful and active member of Baptist Bible Church, in Accomac, VA, Frances’s love for the Lord was evident in all she did. She enjoyed cooking for others and was always first to volunteer her time and talents to help someone in need. With a stack of cards and photos at her side, Frances spent hours praying for those near and far, from people within in her congregation to communities throughout the world. Frances proudly devoted her life in service to her Lord, a life that will continue to be an inspiration to those who knew her.  

She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie White of Accomac, VA and Connie Doughty of Onancock, VA; grandchildren, Tonya, Tiffany, J.J., James, and Dawson; four great-grandchildren; and her beloved church family. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sons, John Roy Simpson, Jr. and Ronald Wayne Simpson.

Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., with The Reverend Robert Fletcher officiating. Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Shore Hospice, P.O. Box 616, Onley, VA, or to the Baptist Bible Church Building Fund, 24577 Front Street, Accomac, VA 23301.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.





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