CLINTON -- Lucille A. Simpson, 104, of Heyworth, passed away at 2:12 A.M. Tuesday-May 15, 2018 at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday-May 19th at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Heyworth. Rev. Richard Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery, Maroa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday-May 18th at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heyworth Christian Church or the Heyworth Ambulance Service.
She was born July 7, 1913 in Macon County, IL to Frank and Bessie Beatrice Marsh Westerman. She married Lockwood M. Simpson July 15, 1933 in Clinton, IL. He passed away January 11, 2000.
Survivors include 1 Son: Richard (Judy) Simpson of Bloomington; 1 Daughter: Nancy Brown of Normal; 6 Grandchildren: Jeff (Patti) Brown of Sugar Grove, Julie Hussong of Bloomington, John (Dede) Brown of Goodfield, Jim Brown of San Tan Valley, Arizona, Amy (Greg) Sutter of Normal and Matthew (Therese) Simpson of Helena, Montana; 1 Step-Grandson: Andy (Angie) Scott of Bloomington; 8 great-grandchildren: Devin (Erica) Doran, Clayton Sutter, Connor Brown, Alysen (Fiance Matt Michey) Brown, Rachel Brown, Derek Brown, Dalton Brown, and Evelyn Simpson; 4 step-great grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren: Addison, Ava, Lilly, & Ellora Doran; and 8 step-great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 Brothers: Verneil and William Westerman, 1 Sister: Maxine Johnston, her Son-in-law: Jim Brown and a Grandson-in-law: Mike Hussong.
Lucille was a member of the Heyworth Christian Church, Heyworth.
She started selling Avon Cosmetics in 1964. She retired in December of 2015 after 51 years at the age of 102. She had been the top sales person in her district for more than 35 years. She had received numerous honors from Avon.
Lucille had been an election judge in Heyworth and helped with the Randolph Township Book auditing each summer.