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“Norm, you will always be part of me. Wonderful McDonogh memories. To all of Norm's family - Norm always carried a smile and a wonderful attitude....Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Ed Mesko - Chrarlotte, NC

“With my deepest sympathy to all of Norm's Family. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Bill Adams - Annapolis, MD

“May God grant you peace and comfort in the knowing that Norm is at home with the Lord. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Diane Parker - Reisterstown, MD

“Doris - My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know the Lord is with you and watching over you. Love, Kathy ”
4 of 24 | Posted by: Kathleen Cahill

“May the blessing of God's unfailing grace soften the hurt you feel and bring your heart the peace, comfort and hope that it needs to heal. ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Juanita - Buies Creek, NC

“We're thinking about the family and remember the great Sunday School Teacher and Friend that Norm was. We enjoyed knowing him when he & his family...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Evelyn & Hilton Maye - NC

“The wisdom and love that Mr Norman shared will always be treasured. He was a true inspiration to the very end. Love and comfort to the ones he left...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy waters - Angier, NC

“Doris and Children, You are in my prayers and know that I'm here if you need me. We will remember Rev. Norm and all the wonderful things that he did....Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Baldwin - Garner, NC

“I feel blessed to have known Pastor Norm and that I was in attendance when he preached at Bethesda. Doris, my heart and prayers go out to you and...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Grace Chider - Lexington, NC

“Mrs. Doris I'm so glade last Mon. night we got to see & speak to Pastor Norman 7 he share his love with us & to just see us. He told us the Lord was...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Peggy Moon Mann Westbrook & Hubert Westbrook - NC

“Deeply saddened by the loss of an inspirational man. It was my honor and privilege to know him. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Scott Kahn, MD - Clayton, NC

“A honor meeting your family. My condolances on your loss. ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Vaughn - Clayton, NC

“Mr. Norm has forever changed our lives and the way I approach each day. It was an honor to know him, and a blessing to teach with him. I know he will...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Harrington - Garner, NC

“Thank God for Norm,he cared about folks.We shall miss him greatly. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Bryan Regoli - Valrico, FL

“Norm was a dear friend and a great blessing to me and all of our church youth. His patience and love made our teen years easier. Later as an adult...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Brock Bingham - MD - friend

“Sending love and prayers during this difficult time. Praying you feel the presence of the Lord and the peace that only He can provide. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Melanie Vance - Rolesville, NC

“Our prayers go out to the Simpson family. It was always a delight to have Rev. Simpson fill the pulpit at Carter's Chapel Baptist Church. We were...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Donald Daniels Family - NC

“Dear Simpson Family, May God bless you and comfort your hearts with the knowledge of God's love and of Pastor Norm's faithful trust in God and Pastor...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Elaine Forman - Clayton, NC

“I consider it an honor to have known Norman Simpson. I have never met a more sincere and loving person. He will truly be missed by many including...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Jerry Neal - Blanchard, OK

“I am so very sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many. Heaven called home an angel. To know Daddy Norm was to love him. I love you all and...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa - NC - friend

“Many found memories of our child hood days. You will be missed. Johnny ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: John M.Simpson - Indian Trail, NC

“This beloved friend will truly be missed. We loved Mr. Norman dearly. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to the family with love and prayers. We know...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Connie Putnam - Clayton, NC

“What a priviledge to know Mr. Norman. To know him was to love him. We send our love and prayers to Doris and his beautiful family. He will be...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Chris & Emily Rose

“So sorry for your loss. Had many wonderful conversations with him. He will be missed. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: LaVern Carter - Clayton, NC

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Reverend Norman Lee Simpson, age 77, passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Friday, January 11, 2013 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, January 14, 2013 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Reverend Mitch Lockamy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He was a native of Baltimore, MD and a son of the late Luther Simpson and Helen Chisholm Simpson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Luther Merrill Simpson.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Simpson; five children, Frances Phoebus, Bryan Simpson, Linda Ashouri, Brenda Simpson, and Dawn Simpson; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM Sunday, January 13, 2013 at McLaurin Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to: Big Sky Fellowship, P.O. Box 9786, Helena, MT 59604.
On-line condolances may be made to the family at
Arrangements are by McLaurin at Pinecrest Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations.