Born: May 23, 1941 - Deceased: September 21, 2021
Shirley Ann Simmons, nee Simpson, 80, of Collinsville IL, born Friday, May 23, 1941, in Hickman, KY, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021; at Villa of Holly Brook Assisted Living in Collinsville, IL.
Shirley was a member of Sterling Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, IL.
Shirley was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: Edward N. Simmons
- Parents: Thomas Edgar and Lela, nee Burgess, Simpson
- Ray Rushing
- Robert Rushing
- Sister: Martha Burton
- Son in law: John Gravot
- Great grandson: Isaac Mertens
Surviving are her:
- Sherri (Michael) McCracken of Waterloo, IL
- Diana Gravot of Millstadt, IL
- Tracy (Kristi) Simmons of Laguna Hills, CA
- James (Linda) Simmons of Maryville, IL
- Shawn (Ashley) Gravot
- Jacob Gravot
- Brittany Fleming
- Shannon (Kyle) Mertens
- Spencer Simmons
- Allison Simmons
- Elizabeth Simmons
- Great grandchildren
- Jordyn Gravot
- Abel Gravot
- Cash Gravot
- Reed Gravot
- Elliott Mertens
Memorials: Memorials may be made to Gateway Pet Guardians in East St. Louis, IL.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am -1:00 pm, Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 9, 2021 with Rev. Ed Ingram officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Cemetery in Belleville, IL.