Elinor “Ellie” Jean Simmons
December 31, 1931 – January 27, 2017
Elinor “Ellie” Jean Simmons passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 in Bryan, TX surrounded by family. A graveside memorial will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville, TX on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10 a.m. Cremation services in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory of Bryan, TX.
She enjoyed her hobbies of sewing, quilting and crafts. She was a member of Road Runner Quilt Club and St. Ann’s Altar Society where she made lifelong friendships and became a Facebook mogul, allowing her to touch the lives of friends and family each day. A most loving and attentive Mom (Memoo), who will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Reuben Eugene and Ada Berry Dougherty, and her brother, Richard. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles Marvin of over 56 years; sister “in law” Shirley Dougherty; daughters Carol C. (Jeff) Cossidente and Jana L. Simmons; grandchildren, Lindsay Stroup, Adrian Arredondo, Nina (Johnathon) Frazier, Olivia Arredondo, Samantha Cossidente, Reuben Arredondo; great grandchildren, Elvis and Revel Stroup and Lila Williams; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given in her memory to Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, TX, American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice
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