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Gladys Ruth Simpson, 90, Russell Springs, KY (1930-2020)

Gladys Ruth Simpson of Russell Springs passed away Sunday, September 6 2020, at the home of her daughter. She was 90 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30amCT on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Russell County Memorial Gardens in Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Lindsey Cornett officiating. Interment will be in Russell County Memorial Gardens, US Highway 127 (Middletown), Russell Springs, KY.

Visitation will be from 9amCT to 11amCT on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

She was born on Wednesday, January 1, 1930, in Russell Springs.

She was the daughter of the late Retha Stephens and the late Alvin Ray Stephens.

Survivors include:

  • A Daughter, Glenda West, of Russell Springs KY
  • A Son, Johnnie Simpson, of Russell Springs KY.
  • A Sister, Sharon Coffey, of Russell Springs KY
  • A Brother, Hollis C. Stephens, of Russell Springs KY
  • A host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren
She was the owner and operator of Russell County Florist for 43 years and a member of the Church of God. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bascom Simpson and a daughter, Barbara Garner.

Expressions of sympathy suggested to HIS Ministry and may be left with the funeral home.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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