Camille Broadhurst Simpson

April 12, 1944December 28, 2020

Camille Broadhurst Simpson, of Greensboro and Smithfield, NC died Monday, December 28, 2020 at Moses Cone Hospital. She was born in Raleigh, NC on April 12, 1944, the daughter of Jack Johnston Broadhurst, Jr. and Sarah Oliver Broadhurst Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her father, stepfather George Reynolds Cunningham and her mother and her sister Sarah Broadhurst Wood. Camille was always a beautiful person, inside and out. When faced with adversity, she offered advice by example: navigate life with a sense of dignity, show respect to others, work hard, but play harder. She demanded high expectations of herself as well as those she loved, especially on the dance floor.

As a mother and grandmother, she gave unconditional love and attention. As a friend, she was always generous, faithful, and positive in spirit.

She was active in many organizations including: First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, Green Thumb Garden Club, Wednesday Literary Club, White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, Junior League of Raleigh, Charter member of the Capital City Garden Club, and the Colonial Dames of America.

Camille is survived by her two children: Camille Galloway (Jimbo) and Sam Simpson (Ashley), and her five grandchildren, McCabe Galloway (Kiernan), Gray Galloway, Chandler Simpson, Sam Simpson, and Isabelle Simpson. Also surviving are her sister, Mabel Broadhurst Lassiter (Will); brothers, George Reynolds Cunningham, Jr. (Mary) and Jack Johnston Broadhurst. III.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made in Camille’s memory to: First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., Greensboro, NC 27401 or The Winston-Salem Street School, 630 W. 6th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

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Jane Johnson

January 9, 2021

I was heartbroken to learn my friend Camille had died. She was a lovely person and I will miss her so much here at Abbotswood. My deepest sympathy to her family. Love, Jane Johnson

Catherine Merriman

January 4, 2021

What a beautiful lady , inside and outside I will always have fond memories of Camile at the beach and more recently celebrating new year Eve with Adair and Muzzy 💗

Annetta Jones Hoggard

January 4, 2021

Camille and Sam,
I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. You all are in my thoughts and in my heart.

Barbara Morton

January 3, 2021

Camille will be greatly missed by myself and our health support group.
My sincere condolences to all of her Family. She spoke lovingly of you all.
I am grieving with you.

Karen Harrington Ray

January 3, 2021

Camille and Sam,

I am truly saddened to hear that your mother has transitioned. She was very sweet to me when I met her all those years ago. Please know that Greg and I are praying for the entire family and we are here if you need us. We love your family!

Carol and Bryan Clemmons

January 3, 2021

Oh how we loved living near Camille on Chancery. She always had a bright smile and witty humor! We are so sad learning about your loss this morning. Please know that we have you all in our thoughts and prayers. We will all miss her!

Pam Chappell

January 1, 2021

My condolences to all the family I only met through photos and stories from Camille. She was an integral part of our pulmonary support group. She was truly lovely in every way. We so enjoyed meeting in each others’ homes or a restaurant for lunch once a month and then on line zooms once or twice a month. She is sorely missed!

Emily Meister

December 31, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. Camille was the epitome of a “proper” southern lady—she was full of love and grace and had a wicked sense of humor! I pray for your peace and comfort as your mourn your loss and celebrate Camille’s life.

Christine Oliver

December 30, 2020

I was very sorry to learn of Camille's death. Although we had not seen each other in many years, we were close first cousins in Smithfield growing up. My thoughts, warm wished, and love are with her family today.