Millicent (Simpson) Somers

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Millicent (Simpson) Somers, 81, of Rector went to meet her beloved husband Omer Jr. in heaven on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

Millicent was born in Greenway on April 22, 1930, to the late Ishmael and Ida Mae (Goodman) Simpson. She was married to Omer on June 10, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. During this marriage Omer was a union electrician and they traveled extensively before settling in Rector.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Omer Somers; four brothers, Gerald, James, Beryl and Henry Simpson, and two sisters, Marcella Horton and Anna Mae Tuggle.

She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Patty and James Pruett of Rector; a special niece and great-niece, Teresa (Pruett) Chapin and Kaitlynn, along with a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation was Friday, April 6, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the

Irby Funeral Home in Rector. Funeral services were Saturday at

2 p.m. at the Irby Funeral Home with Devon Horton officiating. Interment was at the Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway.

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