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Helen Simms

December 28, 1916 October 17, 2012
Helen Simms
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Obituary for Helen Simms

Helen Elizabeth Simms, 95, of Aleppo, Pa. died at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2012 in the Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center, Cameron, W.Va.She was born December 28, 1916 in Aleppo, a daughter of the late James Garfield and Lutie McCracken Jones and had resided in the Aleppo area all her life.Mrs. Simms was a member and former pianist of the Aleppo Brethren Church and a 1934 graduate of the former Aleppo High School.She was also a member of the former Aleppo Grange.Mrs. Simms and her late husband were co-owners and operators of the former Simms Grocery Store in Aleppo for several years, and she was last employed by West Greene School District in the cafeteria of the Aleppo Elementary School.On October 3, 1935 she married Howard Jordon (Boone) Simms who died in June 1987.Surviving are a daughter, Diane, wife of Danny Stewart of Paden City, W.Va. and a son, Steve, husband of Shelia Simms of Aleppo; a daughter in law, Jane Simms of Oakland, Md.; a sister, Edith Longstreth of Morgantown; five grandchildren, Autumn, wife of Jeremy Dvorcek, Jordon L. and Jason Simms, Jeff and Doug Stewart; 8 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild.Deceased in addition to her parents and husband are a son, James W. Simms; a grandson, Jimmy Simms; six brothers, Charles A., Harry, Clyde, Howard, Robert and Carl Jones.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Aleppo Brethren Church, 1049 Green Valley Rd., Aleppo, Pa. 15310.

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