April 28, 2019
MCSHAN, Ala. — Shirley Simpson, 74, died April 26, 2019, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services are 3 p.m. today at the chapel of Skelton Funeral Home in Reform, Alabama. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in the Stansel Community. Visitation is two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Mrs. Simpson was born Oct. 2, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late Ira Moorhead and Sara Ellen Coleman Moorhead. Shirley was a member of the Baptist faith, a retired secretary for Wheeler Roofing and had been previously employed with Southern Printing and First United Methodist Church of Columbus. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Yarbrough Simpson. She is survived by her sons, William Douglass Simpson and Norman Ewell Simpson; sisters, Daisy Perrigin and Bartie Acton, both of Birmingham; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Andy Milstead, Chipper Seymer, Harrison Simpson, Cole Ward, Zach Evans, Carter Lachney, Rick Ward and Scott Simpson. In lieu of flowers family suggest memorials to Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Rd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.