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Kenneth Warren "Kenny" Simms
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1917
Lamar
Barton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 2001
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Services were held at 2 p.m on Wednesday, May 3, at Daniel Funeral Home,Lamar, for Kenneth Warren Simms, 83, Lamar, who died at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 30,2001, at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin. Rev. Tom Sullenger will officiate. Cremation will follow the service. Burial will take place at a later date at Lake Cemetery, Lamar.
Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Roberson, Scott Roberson, Tyler Roberson, and James Santoyo.
Ministry of music will be provided by Rick Johnson, soloist, and Judy Daniel organist. Musical selections will be "The Old Rugged Cross", and "In The Garden".
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Simms; a daughter Gayle Lynn Roberson, Bentonville, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Saundra Chadd, Kansas City, Mo.: two sisters, Gladys "Shorty" Godfrey Lamar, and Mary Alice Garrison, Nevada City, Calif; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Simms was born July 3, 1917, in rural Lamar, to Melvin Cecil and Veda Margaret (Smith) Simms. He was a lifelong resident. He was a retired farm machinery mechanic, set up and delivery person for John Deere of Lamar. He attended Central Christian Center in Joplin.
He married Myrtle Virginia Davis at Huntsville, Ark., on Aug. 31 1952.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Fund in care of Daniel Funeral Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Melvin Cecil Simms (1888 - 1967)
  Veda Margaret Smith Simms (1893 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Myrtle Virginia Davis Simms (1922 - 2009)
 
 Sibling:
  Kenneth Warren Simms (1917 - 2001)
  Mary Alice Simms Garrison (1919 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Cemetery
Lamar Heights
Barton County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: KayC
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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Kenneth Warren Kenny Simms
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Kenneth Warren Kenny Simms
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Kenneth Warren Kenny Simms
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Will always remember your laugh as you opened gifts on Christmas. Miss you
- KayC
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012

- KayC
 Added: Mar. 28, 2011
 
 
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