BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Marie Simpson Lesch, 89, of Bowling Green, Ky passed away Sunday, September 29, 2013, at her residence. The Point, LA native was born February 22, 1924, a daughter of the late Lee Wilburn Simpson and Ila Mae Taylor Simpson. She was preceded in death by her sister, Merlee Harvill and her step-brother Ferman Pardue.
Mrs. Lesch was a graduate of Start High School and attended Northeast Louisiana Junior College, Monroe, La. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Bowling Green.
Mrs. Lesch is survived by her husband of 69 years, Gomer R. Lesch; two daughters, Connie L. Foster of Bowling Green and Nancy K. Lesch of Alexandria, Va; one grandson, Michael Thomas Foster and his wife Sarah Starkey Foster of Spring Hill, TN; one great granddaughter, Kinley Marie Foster.
Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Bowling Green. A private burial will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Nashville, TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church and to The Gideon International.
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