Family GatheringNapier Funeral Home, Inc.
Graniteville, South Carolina 29829
July 18, 1935 - June 7, 2018
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Mrs. Gail Whisenant Simpson, age 82, loving wife for 68 wonderful years to Samuel “Sonny/Suitcase” Simpson and daughter of the late William Peter Whisenant and the late Lola Mae Fulmer Whisenant, entered into eternal rest at her residence on Thursday, June 7, 2018. In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters, Linda Meyers of Graniteville, S.C. and Dawn (Mike) Mills of Lenoir City, TN; sons, William “Bill” (Gwen) Simpson and Patrick (Donna) Simpson both of Graniteville, S.C.; a sister, Jean Bahlhorn of Graniteville, S.C.; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren and her very loving pet dog, Rusty. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen S. Derrick. She was born in and was a lifelong resident of Aiken County, S.C. She was of the Baptist faith. She loved her family especially her children, grandchildren and of course, her pet, Rusty with all her heart. Infact, she just loved everybody, as she never met a stranger. She retired from Walmart with more than 25 years of service. Her favorite eating place was the Blue Top Restaurant. She was a well-rounded lady who loved living. She had many hobbies; a couple of her favorites were dancing and working in her flower garden. Yes, a lady of her caliber shall be greatly missed by her family, many friends and all whose lives she touched during the 82 years that God granted her on this earth. Death cannot destroy precious memories, and she shall live on forever in the lives of her loved ones. A service, celebrating her life and homegoing, will be held in the Chapel of Napier Funeral Home on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM with Rev. Charles Wilson officiating. The interment will follow at the Historical Graniteville Cemetery. The Pallbearers will be Slater Simpson, David Anderson, Kent Overstreet, Robin Cowart, Zach Seawright and Bobby Meyers, Jr. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main Street, Graniteville SC, 29829 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. You may sign the guest registry at www. napierfuneralhomeinc.com.
My sincere condolences to the Simpson family. Ms. Gail was such a sweet lady and always looked for her and her husband at WALMART to speak to them. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this sad difficult time.
Wanda Burckhalter Shealy Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM
To Sonny & all the family. I am so sorry to hear of Gails passing. I don't know how I didn't hear about this until 1:00 today. Sonny, Gail,& myself we go back a long,long way. She will be missed by so many. She was a very sweet,loving person & never met a stranger. God Bless all the family.
Mary Ann Scott Reece Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM
Linda, sorry to hear about your mom. Prayers of comfort and peace for your family.
Linda Garnto Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of miss Gails passing. My preyers will be with the family during this difficult time.
John Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear of miss Gail's passing. My prayers are with the family during this difficult time so that you may have the Lord's strength to heal from your loss.
John Coffey Jun 10 2018 12:00 AM
Gail was very kind to me many years ago when we lived on Mill St (Shake Rag). I got to see her a few months ago and told her that I still remember her kindness. She will be missed.
Diana Gunter Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM
May you find comfort in knowing that your love one is in the arms of Jesus and all her pain is gone. May you find peace and comfort in the coming days.
Kenneth & Nancy Cockrell Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM
Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this time.
Back Country Auctions Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM
Thoughts and prays for you and your family
K-1037 family Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear my "Louise" is gone. Enjoyed our times together at Wal-Mart. Loved seeing the special love you and "Sunshine" aka Sonny had for one another. You will truly be missed. Thoughts and prayers to the Simpson family.
Sonya Morgan Valentine Jun 9 2018 12:00 AM