Carol Ann Simpson

December 24, 1940January 8, 2021

Carol Ann Simpson, age 80, of Peoria, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 at 10:38 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born Dec. 24, 1940 in Peoria to Elmer and Dorothy (Low) Sheaffer.

She married George F. Simpson, Sr. on Oct. 28, 1961 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 2017 in Peoria. Also preceding her in death are her parents; one son, Sgt. Mark Simpson; two grandsons, Mark Simpson, Jr and D.J. Camp; and two siblings, Pat and David.

Survivors include her four children, Beth (Doug) Camp of Bartlett, TX, Carol (Jim) Goewey of Spring Bay, George “Jason” Simpson, Jr of Missoula, MT, Amy (Allen) Lee of Creve Coeur; one daughter-in-law, Aletha Simpson of Copperas Cove, TX; nineteen grandchildren; fifteen great- grandchildren; and one brother, John Sheaffer.

Carol was a dedicated wife and mother. She loved reading and all types of crafts, especially sewing and crocheting.

She was a member of El Vista Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at 11 a.m. at the El Vista Baptist Church in Peoria. Rev. Joey Watt will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

Memorials may be made to El Vista Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be made at


  • El Vista Baptist Church


  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, January 16, 2021


Carol Ann Simpson

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