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James Lincoln "Jimmie" Simons
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Birth: May 10, 1924
Paris
Edgar County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1998
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

PFC US Army WWII

Jimmie Lincoln Simons, 73, of rural Marshall died at 9:12 a.m. Friday, February 27, 1998 in the VA Medical center at Danville, Ill.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 2 at Pearce Funeral Home, Marshall, with the Rev. Don Graham officiating. Burial was in Green Moss Cemetery, rural Clark County, with military rites conducted by VFW Post #5975 and Clark County Post #90 of the American Legion.

He was born May 10, 1924 at Paris, Ill., the son of James Francis and Mabel Mae (Justice) Simons.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Twigg Simons; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Roger Zinn of New Orleans, La. and Becky and Bradley Reed of Martinsville; a son, Jamie Paul Simons of Marshall; three step-children; two brothers, Donald Dean Simons and Kenneth Earl Simons both of Paris; two sisters, Hazel Jean Twigg of Oakwood, Ill.. and Evelyn Louise Twigg of Derby, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

Mr. Simons was an Army veteran of WW II, a Purple Heart Recipient and was awarded the Bronze Battle Star. He was in the 327th Glider Infantry. He was a member of the VFW Post #5975 of Marshall and the American Legion Post #515 of Martinsville. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Francis Simons (1897 - 1973)
  Mabel Mae Justice Simons (1902 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Joan Lillian Twigg Simons (1928 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Lincoln Simons (1924 - 1998)
  Robert Lee Simons (1927 - 1950)*
  Hazel Jean Simons Twigg (1930 - 1998)*
  Donald Dean Simons (1932 - 2003)*
  Kenneth Earl Simons (1934 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Moss Cemetery
Clark County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Suze
Record added: Jul 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28427159
James Lincoln Jimmie Simons
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