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Myrtle Virginia Davis Simms
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1922
Iantha
Barton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2009
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

Myrtle Virginia Simms, age 86, a long-time Lamar, Missouri resident, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at the Gardens at Osage in Bentonville, Arkansas.



Myrtle was born March 11, 1922, at Iantha, Missouri, to Harley and Una (Rives) Davis. On August 31, 1952, at Huntsville, Arkansas, she married Kenneth W. Simms and they made their home in Lamar. Myrtle worked for O'Sullivan Industries for many years, retiring in 1983. Kenneth preceded her in death April 30, 2001 and, in 2006, Myrtle moved to Bentonville to be near family.



In addition to her husband, Kenneth, Myrtle was preceded in death by seven brothers, Oliver, Lester, George, Warren, Calvin, Leland, and Joe Davis.



Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle & Thomas Roberson, Bentonville, Arkansas and Saundra & Leroy Chadd, Kansas City, Missouri; five grandchildren, Shelley Morgan, Tracey Santoyo, Travis Roberson, Scott Roberson, and Tyler Roberson; three great- grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters-in-law, Shorty Godfrey, Lamar, Mary Alice Garrison, Nevada City, California, and Betty Davis, Webb City, Missouri.



A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 9th at Daniel Funeral Home with burial in Lake Cemetery.



Memorial contributions are suggested to the Barton County Senior Center Meals on Wheels Program, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harley Leroy Davis (1895 - 1963)
  Una Violet Rives Davis (1895 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Kenneth Warren Simms (1917 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oliver Davis (1917 - 1925)*
  Orin Lester Davis (1920 - 1991)*
  Myrtle Virginia Davis Simms (1922 - 2009)
  Warren Chester Davis (1924 - 1999)*
  Calvin Lee Davis (1927 - 2002)*
  Joseph Clyde Davis (1929 - 1983)*
  George Elwood Davis (1931 - 1993)*
  Leland Leroy Davis (1934 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Cemetery
Lamar Heights
Barton County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: KayC
Originally Created by: Betty
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37781177
Myrtle Virginia <i>Davis</i> Simms
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Myrtle Virginia <i>Davis</i> Simms
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Myrtle Virginia <i>Davis</i> Simms
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Remembrance on your 91st birthday
- Saundra
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013
Miss you and you will be in my thoughts this holiday, as you are often many other days.
- KayC
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012
Gone from us 3 years ago today.
- KayC
 Added: Jan. 7, 2012
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