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Mary Edith Simmons January 24, 1956 – June 16, 2019

Mary Edith Simmons, 63, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home in Brunswick, MO.  No services will be held.  A private burial will be held at Elliott Grove Cemetery in Brunswick, MO.

Mary was born on January 24, 1956 in Brunswick, MO, the daughter of Dale and Elsa (Taylor) Gunn.  She graduated from Brunswick High School in Brunswick, MO.  Mary was blessed with two children, Stacey and James.  She also helped raise her grandchildren, Samantha, Dylan, Trenton, and Samona.

Mary worked as a Correctional Officer for more than 25 years for several Missouri correctional facilities.  She loved her family, loved shopping, mowing, listening to the scanner, and watching game shows.

Mary is survived by a daughter, Stacey Morehead of Chillicothe, MO; a son, James Robert Simmons of Osceola, AR; eight grandchildren, Samantha Simmons of Clinton, MO, Dylan Morehead of Pilot Grove, MO, Trenton Norton of St. Louis, MO, Samona Norton of Marshall, MO, Daniel Slate of St. Louis, MO, Tanner Wynne of Richmond, MO, and Weston and Nova Simmons of Osceola, AR; Mary is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Venita Littrell; and a brother, Glen Gunn.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to the Chariton County Children’s Welfare Committee.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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