The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


March 17, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, March 14, 2013


Marjorie ‘Marge’ Oiler Simms

Marjorie “Marge” Oiler Simms , 85, of Oak Hill, died March 9, 2013, at her home.

Born Jan. 8, 1928, at Marting Mountain, she was the daughter of the late James Albert and Rose Ellen Crump Oiler. Her husband, Cornelius Houston “Connie” Simms; brothers, Arnold, Harold, Vernon, James, Max, William and Robert Oiler; sisters, Dorothy Meadows and Virginia Oiler; and a grandson, Brandon Levi Simms also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Simms was of the Protestant faith.

She enjoyed league bowling at White Oak Lanes and was a member of the PMC Senior Circle.

She was a homemaker.

Surviving: sons, Larry Simms and wife Carol of Gatewood, Jimmy Simms and wife Ann of Hartville, Ohio, Roger Simms and wife Carolyn of Whiteland, Ind., Timmy Simms of Beckley, Michael Simms and wife Karen of Plum Orchard, Connie Mack Simms and wife Jennie of Oak Hill, Paul Dean Simms and wife, Bernie of Dale City, Va., and Bruce Simms and wife Jennifer of Oak Hill; daughters, Lois O’Daniels of Wilmington, N.C., Trenia Christianson of Seattle, Wash., Vicki Maynard and husband Randy of China, and Madge Hamilton of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Margaret Brown, Suzy West and Phyllis Myers;  grandchildren, Leah Ison, Bryan O’Daniels, Jennifer McCarraher, Greg Simms, Nicholas Simms, Joshua Simms, Jonah Simms, Leslie Simms, Brittany Simms, Jeremy Simms, Shannon Simms, Tiffany Simms, Heather Elder, Stacey Scarbro, Garrett Christianson, Sutton Christianson, Blake Christianson, Lauren Hamilton, Paul Simms, Patrick Simms, John Simms, Joseph Simms, Taylor Maynard, Olivia Maynard, Spencer Maynard and Chloe Maynard and great grandchildren, Logan Shipman, Ellie Shipman, Seth McCarraher, Micah McCarraher, Hunter Simms, Chase Simms, Carter Simms, Tyson Simms, Morgan Simms, Owen Simms, Jacob Simms, Jed Simms, Jack Simms, Brynnlee Jackson, Mattie Scarbro, Cole Elder, Kaylie Koch, Talan Elder, Bradey Christianson, and two grandchildren expected within two months; and special nieces, Saundra Tucker and Yvonne Pacella.

Funeral services were March 13 at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill, with Pastor Eric Smith officiating. Entombment was at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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