Patricia Louise Simpson Fleming
ODESSA — Patricia Louise Simpson Fleming, 75, of Katy, Texas, formerly
of Odessa, Texas, passed away Monday, August 16, 2004, at her home under
Hospice Care, attended by family and close friends.
Mrs. Fleming was born June 18, 1929, in Pecos, Texas, to Hattie Louise
Martin Simpson and Quintin Earl Simpson.
The Simpsons were longtime residents of Odessa, Texas, where Patricia
attended The First Christian Church and graduated from Odessa High
School in 1947. She was a member of Rainbow Girls and a very talented
singer. She went on to Tulsa University to pursue her singing career
receiving a degree in Music Education in 1951. She completed her
Master’s Degree at Hardin-Simmons University. She was a much-loved
music teacher at Rusk Elementary and involved in teaching and counseling
for many years.
Her parents passed away in 1985. Her former husband, Robert William
Fleming, passed away in 1989.
She is survived by her loving sister, Carl Simpson Wight, of Goldsmith,
Texas; her children, Cynthia Louise Fleming of London, England, Charles
Earl Fleming of Houston, Texas, Rebecca Marie Chapman of Sugar Land,
Texas, and Richard Walter Fleming of San Antonio, Texas; and her six
grandchildren. She will be much missed by her “adopted” children,
extended family and friends.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 21, 2004, at Antioch
Christian Church with the Rev. Don Fankhauser and the Rev. Clydell
Chapman officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Services entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.