Polly Annie Lois Ferebee Simpson
Published 11:32 am Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Polly (Annie Lois Ferebee) Simpson, 100, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 at Pennybyrn at Maryfield.
A celebration of her life is planned for Friday, Oct. 30 from 2-4 p.m. at Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 1315 Greensboro Road, High Point. A private graveside service is planned for Saturday, Nov. 7, at Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia, S.C.
A native of Davie County, she was born on Jan. 4, 1915, the daughter of the late William Flavius and Zella Ward Ferebee. After high school she moved to Columbia and worked at the South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. She married Eugene Myers Simpson in 1939 and had 3 children. She was an active member of Shandon United Methodist Church where she enjoyed Circle Meetings and Garden Clubs. She loved gardening and was known for her hybrid flowers, especially camellias, daylilies and iris.
She was also preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Eugenia Simpson; 2 brothers, John and Tom Ferebee; 3 sisters, Virginia Harris, Amanda (Bunny) Wilkinson and Carolyn Holt.
Survivors: 2 sons, Jim Simpson (Miami, Fla.) and Gene Simpson and his partner Jim Baulding (Greensboro) and daughter-in-law, Sallie Simpson (Raleigh); 6 grandchildren, Garret Olberding, Amy Simpson Daly, Cort Simpson, Jason Simpson, Brett Simpson, and Link Simpson; 7 great-grandchildren, Adelein Olberding, Owen and Max Daly, Isabella and Alexandria Simpson, Cole and Olivia Simpson; and 5 siblings, Bill Ferebee, Kathy Loudermilk, Maxine Pruett, Lue Bailey and Joe Ferebee; and by many nieces and nephews.
Memorials: Pennybyrn at Maryfield (designated for the Employee Appreciation Fund), 1315 Greensboro Road, High Point, 27260.