Sara Jane Simpson, nee Roley, 47, of Lenzburg, IL; born on August 24, 1966 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Sara loved children and was a nanny. She absolutely loved her babies and considered the Kirchoff, Renner and Olson families part of her family. Sara enjoyed scrapbooking, camping and loved to yard sale.
She was preceded in death by her father, Roger Roley and her father-in-law Glen Simpson.
She is survived by her husband – Joe Simpson whom she married on June 3, 1994. Her mother – Marilyn Roley. Her step-daughter – Jessica (Zachary) James. Her grandson – Jaxxon James. One sister – Lisa (Tim) Modglin. One brother – Christopher Roley. Her mother-in-law – Fern Simpson. Her brothers-in-law – Glen “Butch” Simpson; Ken (Debbie) Simpson; Dave (friend- Debbie Simpson) Simpson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ or to Hope Lodge.
Visitation: Friends may call at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 9:00am to 10:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:00am with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements