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Anna Jean Simmons

October 31, 1927 June 1, 2018
Anna  Jean Simmons
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Obituary for Anna Jean Simmons

Anna Jean “Inky” Sinsel Simmons age 90 years, a resident of Elkins, WV departed this life Friday June 1, 2018 at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center at Elkins, WV and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health.
She was born Monday, October 31, 1927 at Elkins, WV, a daughter of the late Samuel Lewis and Ora Bennett Sinsel. She was married to Kenneth Joseph Simmons, who preceded her in death September 11, 1980.
Surviving are one sister-in-law, Lorena Sinsel of Elkins; one niece, Sandra Varchetto and husband Guy of Morgantown; one great niece, JoEllen McGraw and husband Tim of Indiana; one great great niece, Abigail McGraw.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family having been preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel and Willard Sinsel; two sisters, Lelia and Modeline; one great niece, Debra Lynn Varchetto.
She was a graduate of Elkins High School with the class of 1945. She was a payroll clerk for Allegheny Lumber Company and later for Mongold Lumber Company, from which she retired in the early 1990’s. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elkins and a member of the Elkins Chapter #74 Order of the Easter Star. “Inky” loved going out to eat, taking care of her kittens and in her younger years, she and her husband especially enjoyed square dancing.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 from 1 PM to 2 PM. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2 PM. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins, WV. The family would like to thank her many caregivers over the years. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to E.R.C.C., 1175 Beverly Pike, Elkins, WV 26241 and West Virginia Caring, 169 Diamond St., Elkins, WV. 26241.


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Visitation

Wednesday

6

Jun

1:00 PM 6/6/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/6/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

funeral service

Wednesday

6

Jun

2:00 PM 6/6/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Mapleview Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

301 Mapleview Drive Elkins 26241 WV
United States
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