Gracie Lee Simpkins

Gracie Lee Simpkins

Sep 24, 1930 - Dec 21, 2019
Richmond, Va

Gracie Lee Simpkins

Sep 24, 1930 - Dec 21, 2019
Richmond, Va

Obituary

Gracie Lee Simpkins, 89, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 21, 2019.  She is survived by her son, Joseph Simpkins, Jr.; daughters, Brenda Schnider (Fred) and Peggy Galmish (Edward); 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Talley Reames; brother, Donald Wayne Talley; and special friends, Michael Fojtik and Beth Hall. Gracie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Simpkins and parents, Hubbard and Elizabeth Talley.  Gracie retired from DMV in 1988, she served as a volunteer at Chippenham Hospital for 23 years and was a member of Senior Friends, belonged to several bowling leagues, and was recently quite active at the Manchester YMCA.  She attended church regularly and was a lifetime member of Friendship Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 am on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 Newbys Bridge Rd.  The Funeral Ceremony will be at 11 am.  Interment will be held at 2:30 pm at Shepherds United Methodist Church; 163 Fleets Mill Rd, St. Stevens Church VA, 23148. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 Newbys Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA, 23832.

Visitation

  • Date & Time: Dec 27, 2019 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
  • Venue: Friendship Baptist Church
    Location: 5200 Newsby Bridge Road Chesterfield, VA 23832
  • Phone Number: 804-276-5803

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: Dec 27, 2019 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Venue: Friendship Baptist Church
    Location: 5200 Newsby Bridge Road Chesterfield, VA 23832
  • Phone Number: 804-276-5803

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: Dec 27, 2019 (2:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
  • Venue: Shepherds United Methodist Church
    Location: 163 Fleets Mill Road St. Stephens CH, VA 23148
  • Phone Number: 804-769-0690

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