Millicent Simpson Somers, 81, of Rector, Ark., went to meet her beloved husband, Omer Jr., in heaven, Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
Millicent was born in Greenway, Ark., on April 22, 1930, to the late Ishmael and Ida Mae Goodman Simpson.
She was married to Omer on June 10, 1950 in Piggott, Ark. During this marriage Omer was a union electrician and they traveled extensively before settling in Rector.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Omer Somers; four brothers, Gerald, James, Beryl and Henry Simpson, and two sisters, Marcella Horton and Anna Mae Tuggle.
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Patty and James Pruett, of Rector; a special niece and great-niece, Teresa Pruett Chapin and Kaitlynn, along with a host of other nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Friday, April 6, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at the Irby Funeral Home with Devon Horton officiating.
Interment will be in the Mitchell Cemetery at Greenway.
You may sign the online register book at www.irbyfuneralhomecom.