The family will be having a memorial service at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 8, 2016, First Salem Baptist Church, 191 Twin Church , Montezuma, Georgia.
Mary Leggette Simpson was born November 22, 1953, to Willie Leggette and Josephine Davis Leggette, in Andrew, South Carolina. She was united in holy matrimony to Jesse Simpson, and to this union four children were born. She was a cook for Country Kitchen in Fort Valley, Georgia. She acquired her education from the public school system of Andrew, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by six siblings, Elder Leggette, John Leggette, Lucille Leggette, Hessie Mae Leggette, Simon Leggette, and Horace Leggette.
Survivors are her husband, Jesse Simpson, Montezuma, GA; four children, Melinda Leggette, Montezuma, GA, Sanyica Leggette, Henry Leggette, Jowanna Leggette, all of Rochester, NY; thirteen grandchildren; four siblings, George Leggette, Andrew, SC, Frank Leggette (Ovanell), Andrew, SC, Grace Hubert, Andrew, SC, and Joyce Ann Leggette Wilcox (Preston), Rochester, NY; A host of relatives and friends.