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Velma B. Simpson

February 1, 2019
Velma B. Simpson
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Obituary for Velma B. Simpson

Velma B. Simpson, 72, died on February 1, 2019.

Velma Bowie Simpson was born December 29, 1946 to the late Ida B. Bowie and Robert Bowie Sr. She confessed her belief in Christ at an early age under the leadership of Bishop Henry C. Bunton, where she sang in the choir and was a member of the CYF.
Velma was a graduate of Booker T. Washington high school. She attended Tennessee state university. She worked as a pharmacy technician with medical associate’s pharmacy for 18 years. Velma then worked as a CPH technician at the regional medical center for 21 years, of which she retired.
In 2011 Velma married the love of her life, Albert Simpson Jr. Along with her husband, Albert Simpson Jr., she leaves to cherish her memories; her devoted son, Lewis C. Pilcher II; step children, Geneva Simpson-Moore (Dwight), Michelle Pouncy, Albert B. Simpson (Darleene); a sister, Beverly Shanon; brother, Robert Bowie Jr. (Debra); aunt, Robbie Martin (Johnnie); caring cousin, Sophia Baptist; granddaughter, Teliah Baughns; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be reunited with her other son, Walter Baughns, who preceded her in death.

Serenity Funeral Home (901) 379-0861.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

8

Feb

10:00 AM 2/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church

538 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Ave
memphis, TN 38126

Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church
538 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Ave memphis 38126 TN
United States

Service

Friday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church

538 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Ave
memphis, TN 38126

Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church
538 Doctor M.L.K. Jr Ave memphis 38126 TN
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

13

Feb

11:00 AM 2/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125

4000 Forest Hill Irene Road Memphis 38125 TN
United States
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