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Wathena "Midge" Simpson, 82, of Corbin, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at her home.
She was retired from CTA and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Corbin.
Midge was preceded in death by her husband, George Simpson; parents, Leonard Miracle and Mary Duff Miracle; brother, Willis Miracle; and sisters, Wilma Campbell and Joann Helton.
She is survived by her three children; Susan Crawford and husband, Bruce, of Barbourville, Ken Simpson and wife, Nancy, of Corbin, and Rick Simpson and fiancé, Theresa Rogers, of Somerset; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jun Griffith and husband, Clarence, of Corbin, Judy Doty and husband, Jim, of Winchester; and Elsie Lear and husband, Dan, of Lexington.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Keaton Smith officiating.  
Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery in Corbin.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 7, 2016
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