Martha C. (Louk) Simmons, age 74, of Indian Rock Road, Reedsville, WV passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
She was born September 7, 1938 in Thornton, WV a daughter of the late Gordon and Mary V. (Williams) Louk.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Eugene H. Simmons, Sr., who passed away December 12, 2007.
She is survived by seven children, Regina K. Knotts of Reedsville, Roselee Simmons of Eleanor, WV, Eugene H. Simmons, Jr. and wife Melissa of Springlake, NC, Terry Lee Hunt and husband Robert of Grafton, Viola Marie Wright and husband Gary of Independence, Vonda Marlene Hall of Brainard, MN, and Develma Ann Simmons of Thornton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren; one sister, Rosemary Fletcher of Pennsylvania; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Clarence Gordson Simmons; one granddaughter, Lisa Brown; one grandson, William Buckingham; one great-grandson, Jayden Alexander Weber; two brothers and two sisters.
Martha enjoyed doing plastic crafts of all kinds, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was Pentecostal by faith.
The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Monday, December 24, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. James E. Martin officiating.
Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery in Pruntytown.
Online condolences: www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com.