Carnations 3

Yvonne Kaye (Rice) Simpson

August 2, 1949 ~ June 29, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


Yvonne Kaye Simpson, 73, passed away June 29, 2023, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City, IN. She was born on August 2, 1949, in Tell City, IN, the daughter of the late Rudy and JoElla (Goble) Rice.

Yvonne was a 1967 graduate of Cannelton High School. She was united in marriage to Stephen Simpson on November 8, 1986. Yvonne retired as a Sales Representative from Alstadt Office City. She had also worked as a Human Resources Manager at Stewart Warner and NSA. Yvonne enjoyed dogs, music, dancing, traveling, watching television and movies, and most of all spending time with her family.

Surviving are her nieces, Layla Wilson (Chadd), Myra Shearn (Nathan); nephews, Tony Keown (Whitney), Brent Rice, and Patrick Keown.

In addition to her parents Yvonne is preceded in death by her husband, Steve Simpson; her siblings, Larry Rice, Marilyn (Rice) Keown, and Rosalund Sipes.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on July 29, 2023, at Union Baptist Church in Hawesville, KY. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 am until service time on July 29, 2023, at Union Baptist Church.

Special thanks to the Oakwood Health Campus Staff for their love and care of Yvonne. Also, many thanks to Heart-to-Heart Hospice, The Hartford House, and Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for their care of Yvonne.

Condolences may be left at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Yvonne Kaye (Rice) Simpson, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Yvonne Kaye (Rice) Simpson?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Yvonne's memory.


July 29, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Union Baptist Church (Hawesville, KY)

Memorial Service
July 29, 2023

1:00 PM
Union Baptist Church (Hawesville, KY)


© 2023 Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility