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Doris Ellen Simpson

Doris Ellen Simpson, 99, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at 6:35 a.m., at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mrs. Simpson was a life long resident of Huntington County. She was a 1940 graduate of Rock Creek High School and was a former member of the Plum Tree United Church of Christ.  She attended International Business School in Fort Wayne. She was co-owner of Smith Lumber in Plum Tree for 23 years.

She was born on March 9, 1922, in Huntington County, to Carl I. Smith and Martha Ryan Smith. She married Herschel L. Simpson on Aug. 30, 1941, in Vera Cruz. He preceded her in death on May 13, 1989.

Survivors include a daughter, Jacque Klutz, of Fort Wayne; three brothers, Thomas (Lisa) Smith, of Huntington, Charles (Mary) Smith, of Fort Wayne, and Ira Smith, of Napa, CA; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Leon J. Simpson, and a son-in-law, Larry Klutz.

A private graveside service will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Warren with Rev. Ginny Soultz officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.

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