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Agnes Pauletta Von Simpson, age 84, of Neoga, Illinois, and formerly of Elliottstown, Illinois, passed away at 5:25 PM - Monday, December 11, 2017, at Heartland Christian Village in Neoga, Illinois.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Friday, December 15, 2017, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Dieterich, Illinois, with David McConnell officiating. Burial was in the Trexler Cemetery in rural Newton, Illinois. Visitation was held 1 hour before the service at the funeral home. In loving memory of Agnes, memorials may be made to the donors choice.

Agnes was born on September 19, 1933, in Jasper County, Illinois, the daughter of Marion Filmore and Anna F. (Clagg) Rawlings. She married Floyd Gephart in 1950, and to this union were born four children, Roger, Don, Darla and Alan. She later married Foster Soliday and he preceded her in death in 2000. She married Roy Simpson on June 19, 2001, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2017.

Agnes had worked at St. Anthonys Hospital and Heartland Christian Village. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Effingham, Illinois.

Agnes enjoyed crocheting and embroidering.

Agnes is survived by:

Children Roger (Ronda) Gephart of Tunnel Hill, Illinois; Don (Doris) Gephart of Elliottstown, Illinois; Darla (Scott) Otto of Wakefield, Kansas and Alan Flip (Paula) Gephart of Brownstown, Illinois.

11 Grandchildren

16 Great Grandchildren

Agnes was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brothers Ky and Robert Rawlings and a sister Rowena Ebling.
Published on January 22, 2018
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