Claudette Dawn Simpson passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Dawn was born on May 31, 1936 in Surry County, NC. She was preceded in death by her parents Myrtle Badgett Harrill and Claude Ellis Simpson; sister Jean Simpson Robertson and brother-in-law Alvin Coultas Robertson.
Left to celebrate her life are nieces Adair Robertson of Raleigh, NC; Arden R. Lemoine and husband, Dennis of Sharon, SC; Allyson R. Askew and husband, David of Millen, GA; great-nephew Dustin Lemoine and his daughter, Marly Lemoine, of Kittredge, CO; cousin Gale Lewis and husband, Charles of Southern Pines; numerous cousins, and close friends.
Dawn grew up and went to school in Red Springs, NC where she was a beloved aunt to her three nieces. After moving to Charlotte, she enjoyed many years of working. She served as an office manager in an advertising agency and later, at Colony furniture store. She cared for her mother in their home in Charlotte until the end of her life. Dawn knew the art of being a great friend. She stayed in close touch with friends from all stages of her life through visits, long talks on the telephone, and letters. She loved playing bridge and watching sports. She will be missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date. Memorials may be made to honor Dawn to Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte, 7845 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226 or to your favorite charity.