Simpson, Kathryn, 73 Ocala - Kathryn Simpson, 73, died March 29, 2009 at Munroe Regional Hospital. Kathryn was an elementary school teacher in New York for 35 years prior to moving to this area. She was a member at the Belleview United Methodist Church for 20 years where she sang in the choir and was a member of the finance committee. Kathryn enjoyed bowling and was in the Women's Auxiliary for the Shriner's Club. She is survived by; sons, Matthew Purcell of Hanover, New Hampshire, Eric Purcell of Carrollton, TX and Colin Purcell of Hopewell Junction, NY; two daughters, Heather Kimball of Erie, PA, Teresa Purcell of Watertown, NY nine grandchildren and one granddaughter. Arrangements provided by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services - Belleview.