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Glenda Jo Simpson

Glenda Jo Simpson, 68, 817 Elm St., died Jan. 3, 2007, at NorthEast Medical Center, Concord, after a time of declining health and final battle with cancer for the final weeks of her life.

Born June 5, 1938, in Cabarrus County, Mrs. Simpson was a daughter of the late Belma Reid Prevette.

In 1980, she retired on disability following an injury at Fieldcrest Cannon, where she worked in the Sheet Department for 25 years.

She was a member of North Kannapolis Baptist Church for 40 years, teaching Sunday school and working with girls programs as long as her health allowed.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Kenneth Simpson; daughter Teresa Duncan Ayers, Mebane; sister Mildred Furr, China Grove; brother K.E. Prevette, Loganville, Ga.; and a granddaughter.

A service was held Sunday (Jan. 7, 2007) at North Kannapolis Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. David Prather and the Rev. Coy Privette. Burial, Carolina Memorial Park.

Lady’s Funeral Home was in charge.

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