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Carolyn E.Simpson, 94, a resident of Legacy Estates of Monmouth, died at4:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center inGalesburg.She was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Stronghurst, the daughter of Sarah JaneWhite and Walter Amil Hendrickson. She graduated from Biggsville HighSchool.She married Duane “Dewey” Simpson on May 22, 1947, at BiggsvilleMethodist Parsonage. He preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 2004.She worked at Monmouth Nursing Home, Sears catalog store, MontgomeryWard catalog store, Western Illinois Home Health Care, and Bowman’s shoestore, all in Monmouth.She was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church of Monmouth, whereshe served as deacon and elder, Presbyterian Women’s Association, ChurchWomen United, and Community Medical Center Auxiliary.Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Simpson, of Monmouth; two sons, DennisSimpson (and friend Ben Logronio) of Tucson, Arizona, and Junior(Marcella) Simpson of Monmouth; six grandchildren, Chad Simpson (JaneCarlson) of Monmouth; Brent Simpson of Monmouth; Heather (Chico)Hernandez of Stronghurst; and Mandy (Ronnie) Davis, Jessica (Rob)Angelo, and Molly Simpson, all of Monmouth.She was preceded in death by a son, Walter “Wally” Simpson; a daughter,Connie Louck; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Simpson; a sister, Betty McGee;and a brother, Charlie Hendrickson.Also surviving are great-grandchildren Brittani Olson, SincoraHernandez, Thomas Simpson, Marcus Malcolm, Veronica Davis, Aden Davis,Ethan Davis, Landyn Angelo, Kelsie Gyroy, and Kirstin Angelo; andgreat-great grandchildren Braelynn Olson, Jennings Fink, and AubreyHopkins. Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth is in charge of her care.Cremation will be accorded. Services will be at a later date.Memorials may be made to Faith United Presbyterian Church of Monmouth.