Patricia Simpson, 90, of Cottage Grove, Ore., passed away June 26, 2011. She was born August 25, 1920, in Ashland, Ore., to Donald and Ethlynde (Sanford) Whitney. She married Al Simpson on November 19, 1939, in Ashland. He preceded her in death in 1976.

Survivors include sons, Donald, of Lakewood, Wash., and Patrick, of Eugene, Ore.; and daughter, Alexis, of Cottage Grove, Ore.

Graveside service will be held Friday, July 1, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., in Shields Cemetery, Cottage Grove, Ore. Arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, Ore., (541) 942-0185.