Athens Review, Athens, Texas

September 19, 2013

Mary Frances Simmons


The Athens Review

Athens — Services for Mary Frances Simmons, 67, of Chandler, are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Bristow officiating. Burial will be in Rock Hill Cemetery under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.

Mrs. Simmons died Sept. 18, 2013 in Tyler. She was born March 7, 1946 in Athens. She and her husband were co-owners in a construction business before retiring.

She is preceded in death by daughter, Glenda Wallace.

Survivors include husband, Eli Simmons of Chandler, daughters, Mary Saunders and husband Kenneth of Chandler, Tammy DeWitt and husband Eddie of Overton, Brenda Myers and husband Brian of LaRue, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gary Krieg, Craig Hall, Mike Murphy, Pat Ormiston, Charles Davis and Eddie Clay.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701, or, the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.