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Janet Mae (Barker) (Conley) Simpson

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

202 Maple Avenue

Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

Phone: (740)682-6696

Fax: (740)286-5640


Janet Mae (Barker) (Conley) Simpson, age 82 of Patriot, Ohio passed away Thursday September 17, 2020 at Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. She was born September 22nd, 1937 in Olive Hill, Kentucky to the late Maryland Barker and Mattie (Blevins) Barker.

Janet is survived by one sister, Faye McGlone from Ashland, Kentucky; daughters: Jackie (Brian) Hale; Gypsy (Steve) Hammond, Karla Simpson, Janetta (Greg) Fulk, and Misty (Joseph) Seyford; sons: Tommy (Sabrina) Simpson, Adam Simpson, Shane Reed, David Conley, Anthony (Renee) Simpson, Merlin (Sharon) Conley, and Charles Conley; daughter-in-law, Melissa Conley; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she adored and cherished so much.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas R. Simpson; son, Randall Steven; and daughter, Pamela.

Janet was a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, as well as a great-grandmother to her family and she will be in our hearts forever.

Private family services will be held under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to

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