Margie Simmons

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Margie Simmons

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Margie DeRousse Simmons, 83, died March 9, 2019, at Portageville.

Born Sept. 8, 1935, in Portageville, daughter of the late Thelma Ethel Pigg Yarbro DeRousse and Ollie DeRousse, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville.

Survivors include: three sons, Michael Simmons, Floyd (Debbie) Simmons and Chris Simmons of Portageville; four daughters, Anita (Rick) Smith of Hayti, Kim (Robert) Reynolds and Mary (Kevin) Miller of Portageville and Kay (Hoss) Watkins of Wardell; two sisters, Margaret Phillips and Mary Ada Daughtery of Portageville; two brothers, George DeRousse of Boonville, Miss., and James DeRousse of Portageville; and 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, Douglas Simmons in 1990, James Terry Simmons in 2017 and Thomas Simmons in 2018; one daughter, Rene Simmons; and two brothers, Burnie DeRousse in 1961 and Wilburn DeRousse in 1995.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Tuesday at DeLisle   Funeral Home in Portageville with the Rev. George DeRousse officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Online condolences may be shared at delislefuneralhome.net.