Ser vices for Mildred Simmons, 88, of Gause will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Gause Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Gause Cemetery.

Mrs. Simmons died Sunday, March 20, at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan.

She was born June 26, 1922, in Gause to Mardis and Agnes (Denman) Blakely.

She married Henry Simmons on Jan. 20, 1942, in Cameron.

A lifelong Gause resident, Mrs. Simmons was a member of Gause Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years.

She enjoyed playing 42, gardening and being with friends and family.

Mrs. Simmons was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Simmons; a son, Michael Simmons; and a grandson, Jonathan Simmons.

Sur v ivors are a daughter, Judy Marks and husband Tee Joe Marks of The Woodlands, and a sister, Margaret Evans of Antlers, Oklahoma; also, six grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.

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