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Obituary of Emma Simpkins – CA

Emma Jean Simpkins 86, went home to be with the Lord on January 13, 2012, at home in Highland. Emma was born in Wilburn, Oklahoma and lived in San Bernardino/Highland for 51 years. She was a teacher for twenty years, an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her 5 children; Ron Simpkins of Denver, CO, Doug Simpkins of Apple Valley, Gary Simpkins of Cabazon, Kim Gilliland of Semi Valley, Rob Zinn of Highland; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 10:01 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area #5, followed by a memorial service at 11:15 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Highland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Immanuel Baptist Church Building and/or Missions.