Andrea Lynn Simpson (1959—2009)
“Affectionately, I referred often to my wife as my Andrea. She truly was my gift from God and a wonderful mother. She was a woman after God’s own heart and revealed her Christian upbringing in all that she did.” ~ Kent Simpson
Andrea Lynn Simpson, 50 years old, born in Rome, Georgia, to Reverend Wesley B. and Maratha Arnold. Her father was a Baptist minister for 26 years and a non-denomination pastor for another 10 years. Andrea was the middle child between four brothers. The Arnolds moved to various cities as Reverend Arnold was called to pastor at a number of churches. Savannah, Georgia was considered home to the Arnold family who all now live in Texas. Andrea was a graduate of Brewton-Parker Baptist College in Georgia, majoring in music.
Andrea’s surviving family are her husband Reverend Kent Simpson and daughter Savannah Mozelle Simpson of Gainesville, TX., step-daughter Jenny Lynn Sullivan and her husband, Chris Sullivan and two grandchildren, Keaton Sullivan and Julia Sullivan in Broken Arrow, OK., her Mother, Martha Arnold of NRH, TX., her brothers and sisters-in-law: Wesley and Vicky Arnold of NRH, TX, Lee and Carol Arnold of NRH, TX., Steve and Aimee Arnold of NRH, TX., Kenney and Rebecca Arnold of NRH, TX., along with a number of nieces and nephews.
Services held at Shannon Funeral Home in North Richland Hills, Texas.