Katherine Simcox Windham
Katherine Simcox Windham
  • January 17, 1925 - November 1, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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Katherine Simcox Windham, 92, of Huntsville died Wednesday November 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Windham was born in Clinchburg, VA in 1925 and was the second child of the late Mack Ellis McClelland Simcox and Ruth Dell Williams Simcox. Mrs. Windham graduated from Wallace High School in 1942. Katherine attended business college and was employed by Holston Ordnance Works in Kingsport, TN during WWII. She married John Orman Windham in 1947 and worked at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA. The couple relocated to Huntsville in 1957. Katherine was an active member of First Baptist Church in Huntsville, where she enjoyed singing with the Hallelujah Choir.

Survivors include one daughter, Katherine W. Hutchens (Wayne G.) of Atlanta; sister, Pearl Riggs of Bristol, VA; brother, Bill Simcox also of Bristol; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday in the chapel of First Baptist Church, 600 Governors Drive, Huntsville, with the Rev. Mark Seanor officiating. Visitation will occur immediately preceding the service at 1:00 PM. Donations may be made to the First Baptist Church or your favorite charity. Please sign her guest registry at www.valhallafunerals.com.