Mrs. Ellar Mae Linder Simpson

Mrs. Ellar Mae Linder Simpson, 82, of 414 ½ Peeler Street, passed away April 26th, 2017, in Mary Black Health System- Gaffney.

Widow of Louis Simpson, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Tom and Eloise Tucker Linder.

She was a faithful member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and Bethel Senior Day Care.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three children, Edward, Laura, and Elizabeth Simpson, and nine siblings, Thomas Jr., William, Wallace, Rufus, Lucas, Allen, and David Linder, Annie Brown and Emma Knuckles.

Surviving are: a son, William Simpson of the home; daughter-in-law, Essie Simpson of Gaffney; 7 grandchildren; nephews, Calvin Linder and Roy Linder (Lisa) of Gaffney; niece, Jean Linder of Gaffney; and a special friend of William, Laura Clark of Gaffney; a host of cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 3rd, 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Freddy Davidson officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

The Gilmore Mortuary