Ena Mae Simpson, 101, of Lincoln, NE passed away on January 7, 2020 on her 101st birthday at the Monarch by Eastmont Assisted Living. Private burial will be at the Hastings Cemetery in Hastings, IA. Loess Hills Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ena Mae and her family.
Ena Mae Robbins, one of three children of Charles and Effie (Mercer) Robbins was born on January 7, 1919 in Griswold, IA. She graduated from Griswold High School in 1937. On June 9, 1937 she married John F. Simpson in Rock Port, MO. The couple was blessed with two daughters, Franette and Sue Ann.
Ena Mae was a member of the Emerson United Methodist Church. Where she taught Sunday school for over 20+ years, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, she was a wonderful seamstress. She was a loving mother and most of all a wonderful grandma, great grandma and great-great grandma.
Ena Mae is preceded in death by her husband John; grandson, Roddy Good; brothers, Layson and Leon Robbins.
Ena Mae is survived by her daughters, Franette Plumb and her husband Darrell of Lincoln, NE and Sue Ann Good and her husband Ronald of Nixa, MO; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; other relatives and a host of many special friends.
I was so sad to hear of Ena Mae's passing. I remember her from her Days in Emerson. Such a sweet woman. She will be greatly missed
I remember Ena Mae when I was a young girl and lived near Emerson. My Mother - Harriett Turner - was in a card club with Ena Mae for many years. She was a sweet lady. Condolences to all of the family.
I just saw on KMA"S website this evening of Ena Mae's passing. I knew Ena Mae was not doing well as Darrell wrote my Christmas card this year and he said Franette was spending a lot of time with her mom. So very sorry to read this. Ena Mae was one of the sweetest women I have known. My thoughts and prayers to Franette and Sue Ann and their families..
I lived across the street from you guys, I was always welcome at the big dining room table
like I lived there and we ate fish. Sue ann and Ena Mae had a surprise party for me when
I was 12, everyone hid behind the shower curtain in the basement, what wonderful memories of my childhood. Laurie Davis Johnson
Franette & Sue Ann- your mother was such a nice person. I have many fond memories growing up and spending time at your home. Those were fun times!
Ena Mae was a special lady. The Emerson Legion Auxiliary members send our condolences to her family and friends.
Franette and Sueanne, Your mother was one of the sweetest women I ever knew. Her door was always open to everyone except when we studied together and your grades went down. She really got her birthday wish this year and I hope you both find comfort in that. Happy Birthday Enamae!
Sue Ann--Years ago when our family lived in the Emerson area and I attended the Emerson School, I remember your sweet mom from the fun times when I was at your home. Of course over the years we've lost touch, but I was like, wow, when I saw that your mom lived to be 101! May you and your family be blessed with the comfort that the Lord so graciously provides.
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