Carolyn Jean Simpson…July 29, 1943 – June 2, 2013

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Services will be held Friday June 28 at 2:00PM at the Peacock Funeral Home for former Lamar resident and current Doniphan, Missouri resident, Carolyn Jean Simpson, affectionately known to many as Jeanie. Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church will be officiating.  If you wish to make a contribution in Jeanie’s memory, we suggest Lamar Animal 
Sanctuary Team, at 704 South 9th St. Lamar, Colorado 81052.  

Per Jeanie’s request cremation has taken place and there will be no public visitation. 

Carolyn Jean Simpson was born on July 29, 1943 to Sgt. Richard K. Fox and Dorothy (McMichael) Fox and departed this life on June 2, 2013 at her home is Missouri with her husband and beloved miniature border collie “Andy” at her side at the age of 69. 

Jeanie is survived by her husband Spike of Doniphan Missouri,  her children Sherry McVey of San Bernardino California, Monica Sanders of Grants Pass Oregon, and Shannon (Apryl) McVey of Juneau Alaska, stepdaughter Shanna Hernandez of Anchorage Alaska and by   her grandchildren Jessica Sanders, Elijah John Sanders, Daniel Sanders  Katherynn Bachman, Carolyn McVey, Arthur McVey and by her step grandchildren Brittany Sherbahn, Benjamin Sherbahn, Zowie Sherbahn, and Aiden Simpson.  She is also survived by her mother Dorothy Courkamp of Lamar, Colorado, brothers Donald Fox (Henrietta) and Michael Fox (Vicki) of Goodyear Arizona, and her sister Marjorie Adams (James) of Juneau, Alaska, and by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

Jeanie was preceded in death by her father Richard Fox, step father Leonard Courkamp, and son in law Ivan Steven Sanders, her mother in law Valerie (Bodek) Richardson, and brother in law Frank Cool, and by her grandparents John and  Carrie McMichael.  

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at

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