Margarette Simpson Davis Avins



Margarette Simpson Davis Avins, age 71, beloved wife of the late Paul Avins, Jr., died on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

She was the daughter of the late Horace Simpson and Oneida Marion Campbell Simpson. She worked for Bosch Corporation and Campbell's Soup. She loved to do crafts. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and sister.

Surviving in addition to her companion John Dubose: are son, Gary Lee Simpson and his wife Wanda of Sumter; four daughters, Kathy Boswell and her husband Chip of Wedgefield, Earlean Koone and her husband Karl of Wedgefield, Pauline Rogers of Sumter, and Melisa Moural and husband Ramon of Wedgefield; one brother, Wayne Simpson of Douglassville, GA and one sister, Sarah Louise Brookshire of Sumter; and fourteen grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Raymond Allen Avins and one daughter, Dorothy Cannon.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service and other times at the home of her daughter, Pauline, 4380 Bush Branch Road, Sumter, SC.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Tabitha Arnold and a special friend Kerrick Brown.

You may go to and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.