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Ida "Dru" Simpson

November 6, 1939 — October 20, 2022


Ida "Dru" Simpson

Ida Drucilla Simpson, 82, of Levelland, passed from this life on October 20, 2022, in Levelland.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2022, at Krestridge Funeral Home. A funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Krestridge Funeral Home. Interment will follow at City of Levelland Cemetery.

A proud Okie, Dru Simpson was born November 6, 1939, five miles outside of Ardmore, Oklahoma, on Highway 70, to Devela Sullivan Henshaw and Richard Toliver Henshaw.

She was an avid reader, reading thousands of books throughout her lifetime. In her earlier years, she enjoyed coaching the Wheelers girls’ softball team.

She enjoyed playing games, “sister trips,” fishing, dancing and Waylon Jennings.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Bridge Hospice.

Dru is survived by her daughter Randi (Troy) Carnley of Lubbock; son Jimmie Richard Pugh (Stacey) Carlisle, Massachusetts; daughter, Cody (Nathan) Boggs of Levelland; granddaughter Shanan (Denny) Carter of Levelland; grandson Tanner (Amanda) Silva of Lubbock; grandson Jordan (Katherine) Boggs of Levelland; grandson Jacob Pugh of Carlisle, Massachusetts; granddaughter Lauren Pugh of Irvine, California; great-granddaughter Emma Pugh; great-grandchildren Jaxon Irwin, Tyler A. Silva and Jade Silva; sisters, Donna Thompson of Littlefield, Diane (C.W.) Pittman of Ore City, Texas, and Delane (Ronnie) Whittle of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; her caregivers, Rona Wheeler and Gigi Solis; and her faithful dog, Olivia.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gary Simpson; grandsons, Gabriel and Tyler Silva; and brother-in-law, David Thompson.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home. (806) 897-1111

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