Mary Rita Simpson Peake, 71, of Bardstown, passed away Monday September 20, 2021 at her residence. She was born February 22, 1950 in Marion County, loved art, gardening, and enjoyed being with her grandson, Blake, and her beloved pet dog Jazzarae, and was of the Catholic faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Hall “J. H.” Simpson, and Emma Simpson Tinnell; step-father, Jim Tinnell; three sisters, Doris Ruley, Beulah Hardin, and Clara Jean Rogers; and four brothers, Mike, Tommy, J. E., and Ricky Simpson.
She is survived by her daughter, Jackie Peake of Cincinnati; son, Doug Peake of Louisville; grandson, Blake Peake; two sisters, Cathy Gartland, and Helen Kappell; two brothers, Freddy Simpson, and Stevie Simpson; and several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be 7:00 pm Monday September 27, 2021 at Barlow Funeral Home, with cremation to follow. Deacon Scott Turner will officiate. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Monday September 27 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go toward her services.