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Sara Simpson

Sara Simpson

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

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  1. Administrator says:

    Joe and Roley Family

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Those we love remain with us

    Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one’s gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart, far as long as there is memory, they’ll live on in the heart….by Mary Alice Ramish

    Posted by: Gerald and Sheila Badgett – New Athens, IL – Friend May 21, 2014

  2. Administrator says:

    Marilyn and family – Our sympathy to all of you. We Will be praying for comfort and peace.

    Ken and Sherri Wildt

    Posted by: Sherri and Ken Wildt – FL May 21, 2014

  3. Administrator says:

    Joe Simpson, Marilyn Roley and Family,
    May the loving memories you hold close to your heart light your
    Way down a path of comfort and peace.
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Joan And Jim Burk

    Posted by: Jim & Joan Burk – New Athens, IL – Friends May 21, 2014

  4. Administrator says:

    I am sorry for your loss. I want to offer my deepest condolences.
    May you find comfort in loving memories of Sara.

    Posted by: Jim Raab – Fairview Heights, IL May 22, 2014

  5. Administrator says:

    Joe and family my heart and thoughts are with you always.

    Posted by: Debbie Linkey – Mascoutah, IL May 22, 2014

  6. Administrator says:

    Joe so sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

    Posted by: Paul &Marita Karrenbrock – Florissant, MO – Friend May 22, 2014

  7. Administrator says:

    Our heartfelt sympathy

    Posted by: Bill & LaDonna Petri – New Athens, IL – friends May 22, 2014

  8. Administrator says:

    Joe, So very sorry to hear of Sara ‘s passing . We are thinking of you and your family and wish you the very best in the days to come.

    Posted by: Jeff and Sharon Litteken – New Athens, IL – Friends May 22, 2014

  9. Administrator says:

    With deepest Sympathy

    Posted by: Rhonda Kosarek – New Athens, IL – friend May 22, 2014

  10. Administrator says:

    Joe, We were so sorry to hear that your wife passed away. It sounds like she was a special person. You will be in ours prayers.

    Posted by: JR and Marcy Dunker May 22, 2014

  11. Administrator says:

    Joe and Family;
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Posted by: Larry and Kelly Sauerhage – Evansville, IL – friend May 22, 2014

  12. Administrator says:

    Joe it’s so difficult to understand why God takes those we love. Sara was an awesome person and he knew that. I never heard her say a bad thing about anyone and she always made the best of what life gave her. I will miss my friend and campground yard sale campanion. Greg and I are sorry we can’t be there but we wanted you and your family to know you are in our thoughts at this difficult time.

    Posted by: Renee St Clair – Friend May 22, 2014

  13. Administrator says:

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    Posted by: Jane Burk Hopkins May 23, 2014

  14. Administrator says:

    Joe and family, my sincere sympathy to you and your family. Sara was a special person who fought hard and never gave up. She loved you so much and your love for her was seen and felt through everthing you did for her, whether it was helping her wash up or just sitting by her side. May you find comfort in knowing that she is at peace now.

    Posted by: Anita Mueller – Belleville, IL May 24, 2014

  15. Administrator says:

    Joe, so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please remember God gained another Angel in heaven. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.


    Posted by: Andy Walter – Columbia, IL – Friend May 24, 2014

  16. Administrator says:

    Sara was a very special person with a warm heart. I will always have many fond thoughts and memories of Sara. Joe you have my sincerest sympathies. Steve

    Posted by: Steve Lehr – Hernando, MS – Friend May 30, 2014

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