Evangelist Joyce Ann Simpson, 66, of Akron, OH formerly of St. Joseph, MO, passed away on August 24, 2021. She was born on July 1, 1955 in Akron, Ohio to the union of the late Bishop Charles and Eloise Simpson. She attended the Akron Public School System and she attended East High School and held various positions as a Healthcare worker in various nursing homes in the area. She was a Marketing Manager of Lifel;ine Ind. She was a woman of many hats, the most important one being a mother and grandmother. Joyce is preceded in death by her parents, Bishop Charles and Eloise Simpson; and grandparents, John C. and Ola Mae Hightower. She leaves to cherish her loving memory, companion, Wallace Flemming of Akron, OH; sons, Demetrius Simpson (Sheena) of Akron, OH; and Charles Simpson (Christina) of Smithville, OH; daughter, Tanika Fields of St. Joseph, MO; brothers, James Simpson (Darlene Winter) of Orrville, OH, David Simpson and Kenneth Simpson (Terri) both of Akron, OH; sisters, Gladys Shuler (Damon) and Patricia Holyfield (Donald) both of Akron, OH; 11 grandchildren and a host of great-granddaughters; aunts, Ida Walker, Elizabeth Hightower, and Minister Jessalynn Cannon; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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