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Nonie A. Simpson
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 • Posted May 6, 2009

Nonie A. Simpson, a life time resident of Castell, Texas, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Fredericksburg, Texas, at the age of 96. She was born on October 4, 1912, to Henrietta (Schneider) and Jim Kothmann in Castell, Texas. Mrs. Simpson had a passion for crocheting, flower gardening, peacocks, and visiting with people. She made baby afghans for her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Mrs. Simpson is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Hoover Simpson; three sisters, one baby sister, one grandchild and one great great grandchild.

Survivors include daughter, LaQuita Fiddler and husband Willie of Castell; sons, Don Vierus and wife Dodie of Castell, Ronnie Vierus and wife Carolyn of Fredericksburg, Jimmy Simpson and wife Ruth of Castell; eight grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren, and twelve great great grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Castell, Texas at 4:00pm with Rev. Suzanne Brantley officiating. Interment followed at the Trinity United Methodist Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were her grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, Trinity United Methodist Cemetery or to the Castell School.

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Arrangements under the direction Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. in Llano, Texas 78643.

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