We remember Patsy (Blackburn) Simpson
Patsy Simpson was raised in the Carmine area and was confirmed at MLLC in 1946. When she was confirmed at MLLC, her Confirmation Bible Verse was Luke 10:42, which reads: “But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” This verse from Luke’s Gospel is in the context of the visit of Jesus to the home of Mary and Martha. During that visit, Mary sat at the feet of Jesus as he taught those present.
For most of her adult life she lived out of the Carmine area. For her funeral and burial she is returning to Carmine. Graveside services will be held at 2p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Carmine Cemetery in Carmine, Texas. All are welcome. Pastor David Tinker will be officiating. Patsy’s niece and MLLC member, Cherrie Wines, made the arrangements for the service in Carmine.
Life Dates: December 16, 1929 – October 18, 2019
Patsy Ruth Simpson, 89, of Antlers, Oklahoma passed from this life October 18, 2019. Patsy was born in Carmine, Texas on December 16, 1929 to Wayne Bishop Blackburn & Dorothy Sydell (Weyand) Blackburn Pate. Patsy was a very compassionate and caring person, so it was only fitting that she attended nursing school and worked all of her life as an RN. She enjoyed life every day and found pleasure in the little things like rose bushes, old trucks and antiques. She loved gardening and animals of all kinds, she even raised show chickens and show pigeons and took them to the show every year. Patsy worked at the Pushmataha County Health Department from 1972-1992 an she would always do her best to put a smile on the face of everyone that she came in contact with.
Patsy is preceded in death by her Parents, and a sister Nancy Lee Kartous.
She leaves behind a loving family that includes her sister, Nina Dean Robison of Georgetown, Texas, and half-siblings Ella Fay Carlile of Canton, Texas, Waynell Anderson of Canton, Texas, Wayne Blackburn, Jr. of Clayton, Oklahoma, and Jerry Blackburn of Clayton, Oklahoma, as well as numerous relatives and friends.
Family Night visitation will be held from 6-8p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Burkhart Funeral Service of Antlers, Oklahoma. Graveside services will be held at 2p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Carmine Cemetery in Carmine, Texas.