Virginia  Simpson-Washburn
Virginia Simpson-Washburn, 84, of Terre Haute, passed away Feb. 5, 2019, at her home. She was born on Dec. 20, 1934, to Maurice Gibbs and Olive Louis (Whitaker) Gibbs.
She was preceded in death by both parents; her husband, William Dennis Simpson; as well as her husband later in life, Wayne Leon Washburn; and sister, Patsy King (Donald) of Greencastle; as well as a grandson, Jeffery Simpson of Denver, Colo. Virginia is survived by her daughters, Deborah Brown (William) of Clinton and Julia McFarland (Philip) of Rockville; son, William J. Simpson; and granddaughters, Megan King (David) of Brownsburg and Jennilee McFarland (Robert Eberhardt); as well as her great-grandchildren, Isabella King and Gabriel King.
Virginia graduated from Bainbridge High School. She retired from J.C. Penney after 30 years working as a floor supervisor. She was a member of Union Christian Church in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley Breast Cancer Survivors. Virginia was a devoted wife and loving mother.
Visitation for Virginia will be held at Samaritan Funeral Home at 2425 Wabash Ave. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with services starting at 1 p.m. A private family burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of Wabash Valley. Online condolences may be left at:
Published on February 7, 2019


Plant a tree in memory
of Virginia
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.
The guestbook expires on May 08, 2019.

Showing 10 of 1 posts

Restore the guestbook to view the 1 more posts by family and friends, and share a memory or message of condolence of your own.