Muriel E. (Cohoon) Simpson, 98, of Boonville, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2019 at Woodmont Health Campus in Boonville.

Muriel was born in Gentryville to the late Charles and Emma (Broshears) Cohoon. She was a natural caretaker, mother, homemaker and later pursued a nursing career after the death of her husband. Muriel also enjoyed reading spiritual books and crocheting. She was a member of Tennyson General Baptist Church and the Eastern Star.

Muriel is survived by her children, Joe Dan Simpson, Mary Lou Gentry (Jerold), Pattie Hully, Jeff Simpson (Sandi); grandchildren, Kevin Gentry (Teresa), Darin Chad Simpson (Susan), Jared Hully (Chandra), Neill Hully (Heather), John Simpson (Traci), Jason Simpson, Justin Simpson, Brianna Hully, and Margaret Maassen (Joe); as well as 15 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Simpson; son, Woodrow Simpson Jr.; one brother and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, conducted by Pastor Gene Koker. Final resting place will be at Little Zion Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with an Eastern Star memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation continues on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. to time of service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice in honor of Muriel. Special thanks Kindred Hospice, Dr. Kenneth Yagodich and Pastor Gene Koker of Otter Creek Church.

Koehler Funeral Home of Boonville is entrusted with care.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at

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