Mrs. Mary Wilburn Simpson

  • DIED: December 24, 2017
  • LOCATION: Gainesville, Georgia

Mrs. Mary Alice Wilburn Simpson, age 73, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Toccoa; passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Gold City Health and Rehab in Dahlonega, GA.

Born February 19, 1944 in Clayton, GA; she was a daughter of the late SQ and Frances Mozelle Keener Wilburn. She was the widow of Harrison Simpson, Jr.

She worked for Coats and Clark and later for T. N. S. Mills in Lavonia. Mrs. Simpson loved her family, gospel music, cooking, and sewing.

Family members include sons and a daughter-in-law, Dale Simpson and Gina of Greenville, SC and Gregg Simpson of Taylors SC; a daughter, Amy Fowler of Marietta, SC; brothers, David Wilburn and Carl Wilburn of Toccoa; sister, Frances Wilburn; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Buford Wilburn and James Wilburn.

Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Friday, December 29, 2017 from the Chapel of Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Bruce Moore officiating.

Burial will follow at Roselane Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 12pm until the service hour on Friday.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ I'm sorry for your loss. Praying for your family during this difficult time. ”

Posted by: Jenny Walker - Conyers, GA

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