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Tempa Simmons

Wednesday, July 9, 2003

SCOTT CITY - Tempa Pauline Simmons, 58, died at 12:01 a.m. July 7, 2003, at her home.

Born Dec. 8, 1944, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of LaVern Martha Margaret Sanders of Scott City and the late Fred K. Wolfe, she was an assembler for Blair Packaging and a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ferguson.

On May 16, 1965, in Scott City, she married Lyman "Boyd" Simmons who survives of the home.

Survivors also include: two sons, Tracy Simmons of Houston, Miss., and Brian Simmons of Cape Girardeau; one daughter, Angela Gross of Fruitland; one sister, Eileen McMurran of St. Louis; and six grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.

One sister preceded her in death.

Visitation begins at 4 p.m. Thursday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Robert Azinger will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery near Commerce.

Pallbearers will be: Scott Sander, Danny Wise, Jerry Ancell, John Eagan, Bill Eagan and David Cook.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Jeff Ware and Jerry Pettit.