|Birth: ||Jul. 21, 1954|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2011|
Marlene Lynn Simmonds Bearup was born on July 21, 1954 at Flint, MI and died January 24, 2011 while a patient at Genesys Regional Medical Center (at the time of her death she was a resident of Burton, MI).
She was the daughter of Kenneth Simmonds and Gynith Lucille Grimmett Simmonds. She was sister to Kenneth Dale, Jerry Lee and Karen May.
Marlene married Edward Dale Bearup on January 6, 1990 at the Nazarene Church in Otisville, MI.
With her marriage to Ed, she became step-mother to Ed's 2 sons: Bob & Matt.
Obit published in the Flint Journal:
BEARUP, Marlene (Simmonds) Bearup of Burton, formerly of Millington, age 56, passed away Monday, January 24, 2011 at Genesys Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 12:00 noon Friday, January 28, 2011 a the Richfield Church of the Nazarene, 7524 E. Mt. Morris Rd, Otisville. Rev. S. Alan Duce officiating. Private burial at Cottage Cemetery. Family will receive visitors from 1-4 and 6-8PM Thursday at the funeral home. Marlene will lie in state at the church from 11AM Friday until time of service. Those desiring may make contributions in Marlene's memory to the church. Marlene was born in Flint, MI on July 21, 1954, the daughter of Kenneth and Gynith (Grimmett) Simmonds and spent her entire life in the Millington-Burton area. She was joined in marriage to Edward Bearup on January 6, 1990. She graduated from Millington High School class of 1972. She was a member of Richfield Church of the Nazarene,was an avid cook and loved camping. Marlene was "Road Mom" for the Calvarymen for 10 years. She was employed by Creative Learning Center for over 25 years before retiring in 2010. She leaves to cherish her memory: husband Ed, children Bob & Vicky Bearup, Matt & Carrie Bearup, 5 grandchildren (Tyler, Brittany, Christopher, Jacquelyn & Terry), mother Gynith Simmonds, sister Karen Ward, brothers Dale & Janet Simmonds, Jerry & Audrey Simmonds and many other relatives. Marlene was preceded in death by her father, Ken Simmonds and nephew Alan Simmonds.
Photo: Marlene & Ed (with Gynith) taken on January 6, 1990.
Kenneth L. Simmonds (1916 - 1988)
Gynith Lucille Grimmett Simmonds (1921 - 2012)
Created by: Joyce Snell
Record added: Sep 12, 2013
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