Mrs. Joyce Jordan Simpson, age 82, entered into rest on Friday, June 16, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, June 18, 2017, at North Cheraw Baptist Church by Pastor Richie Yow and Rev. Mike Williams with burial to follow in the Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Simpson was born September 18, 1934 in Chesterfield County, SC a daughter of the late James Archie and Phoebe Allen Grant Jordan. She was a devoted homemaker and faithful member of North Cheraw Baptist Church. Mrs. Simpson enjoyed reading and studying God’s word and faithfully served him throughout the years. She was active for many years serving on the church social committee as well as singing in the choir. Joyce had a special place in heart for children, and would always make a point to make them feel loved and welcome. She also enjoyed working cross word puzzles.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was also preceded in death by her son, James “Jimmy” Lynwood Simpson; sister, Lew Ellen Jordan; and 2 brothers, James Allen Jordan and Homer Lee Jordan.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years and 11 months, Bernie G. Simpson, Sr. of the home; son, Bernie G. (Sylvia) Simpson, Jr. of Cheraw, SC; daughter, Arrita “Rita” Simpson (Carl) Forman of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Dr. Gabe (Lisa) Simpson, Dameon Simpson, Liza (Jody) Streater all of Cheraw, SC, Matthew (Ashley) Simpson of Charlotte, NC, Morgan (Adam) Humphries and Jessica (Chris) Sellers both of Columbia, SC, and Garret (Jordan) Forman of Lydia, SC; 12 great grandchildren, Ashley (Spencer) Heringa of Pendleton, SC, Kaine Simpson of Chesterfield, SC, Justin Horne and Nathan Simpson both of N. Myrtle Beach, SC, Hayes McLendon, Grant McLendon, Sydney Gulledge, Jordan Simpson, Gracie Simpson, and Ian Simpson all of Cheraw, SC, Charlie Humphries of Columbia, SC and Makayla Simpson of Charlotte, NC; great – great grandchild, Kellan Heringa; and sister, Eunice Jordan Privette of N. Myrtle Beach, SC.
Memorials may be made to McLeod Health Cheraw, Emergency Department, 711 Chesterfield Hwy. Cheraw, SC 29520 or to North Cheraw Baptist Church, “Sunday School Program”, 101 Hartzell Ave., Cheraw, SC 29520
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Simpson family.
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Gabe, Lisa and Family,
Thinking of you all and praying for you.
Submitted by Cindy Pender Beard on Jun 19 2017 12:27:33 PM
So Sorry to hearJoyce had passed. She had a personality and smile that you could not forget. She was a friend for many years. God bless you and your family, Bernie.
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Sorry for the loss of your loved one. I remember her from way back in the very early '70's, always smiling and such a sweet person. Prayer's for peace and comfort to all. Lynn
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I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF JOYCE'S DEATH. PLEASE ACCEPT MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES. I REMEMBER HER BEING A SWEET LADY THAT SMILED A LOT WHEN I WAS GROWING UP AND RAISING MY FAMILY IN CHERAW. PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU.
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