Phyllis Jean Simmons, age 79, of Bridgeport, formerly of Grafton, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Heritage, Bridgeport.
She was born in Grafton, February 3, 1934, a daughter of the late Ruben and Rosy Frances (Carver) Davis. Her husband Charles Simmons preceded her in death September 2, 1976.
Mrs. Simmons was a homemaker, she enjoyed sewing, cooking, crocheting, and spending time with her family and her beloved dog Diamond. She was a Methodist by faith, and she last attended Linn Chapel Church.
Surviving are: three daughters, Loretta McNeamer and husband Oscar, of Clarksburg; Debra Spencer, of Clarksburg; and Patricia Dick and husband Larry, of Bridgeport; and ten grandchildren, Charlotte Woodson, Michelle Hinchman, Charlie Leggett, Melissa Campbell, Richard Taylor, Margaret Taylor, Teresa Losh, Shelly Spencer, Johnny Dick, and Brooke Bice; as well as, eighteen great grandchildren. Also surviving are: one sister, Margie Bauchnecht; one son –in- law, Bill Goldsborough; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: one daughter, Sandra Goldsborough; one granddaughter, Beverly Leggett; one great granddaughter, Madison Jon Ramsey; two brothers, Phillip Roy “Bud” Davis and Marion Davis; one sister, Anna Louise Knight; and one son-in-law, Charles Spencer.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 3-8 PM. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the funeral home. Pastor Mark Greaver officiating. Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery. Online condolences and sympathy gifts can be sent to the Simmons family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.