Dorris D. Simpson, 89, dies

Columbus, OH —¬†Dorris D. Simpson, 89, of Fairfield, Ill., died Nov. 17, 2021, at her home.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Union North CP Church.

Dorris Simpson died Nov. 17, 2021.

Mrs. Simpson was born in Springerton on Sept. 17, 1932, to James and Pearl (Rose) Rister. She married longtime trainer-driver Buddy Simpson on Oct. 5, 1954.

She is survived by her husband, Buddy; sons, Dirk (Robin) and Clay (Lisa); five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; sister, Dorothy (John) Henson; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; infant twin brother, Dallas Gene Rister; brother, Lloyd Rister; and sisters, Juanita Carter, Maxine Carter, and Helen Fulkerson.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 19) at Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home in Fairfield with burial in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union North CP Church Building Fund.

Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements.

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