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Shirley Ann Simmons

Oct 13, 1935 - Aug 18, 2020
Age : 84
Greensburg, Indiana

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Shirley Ann Simmons, 84, of Greensburg, passed away at 6:10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home at Greensburg. She was born on October 13, 1935 in Vevay, Indiana, the daughter of David Palmer and Bessie (Brown) Blodgett. She resided in Greensburg until 1979, she lived in Indianapolis until 2014, then moved to Westport and then back to Greensburg. She had worked as a waitress at the Trackside Cafe in Greensburg, along with Waffle House and Denney's in Indianapolis. She was a member of the Mars Hill Baptist Church in Indianapolis for many years. She enjoyed playing Bingo, spending time with her children, grandchildren and her Chihuahua dog, Tiffany Nicole Simmons. She married Bruce Edward Simmons on December 24, 1966 in Greensburg. He preceded her in death on June 24, 2013. She is survived by her daughters, Pamela Kay (Raymond) Harden of Indianapolis and Patricia Rae (Helmut) Kundovic; her sons, Michael Steven Borden of Greensburg, Mark Eugene Borden of New Castle and James Walter (Dawn) Crockett of Columbus; her grandchildren, Angela (Todd) Davis of Westport, Kamilah Black (Theo) Gangi of Brooklyn, New York, Michelle (Micheal Hafler) Borden of Franklin, Indiana, Krista Borden of Columbus and Brandon (Chrystal) Borden of Greensburg; her great grandchildren, Rhea Gatewood, Aryn Davis and Roman Gangi; her great great grandchildren, Trystan and Jackson Gatewood, Zaylah and Zayden Brown. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother, Junior Blodgett and her grandson, Aaron Michael Borden. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday August 22, 2020 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the 2:00 service on Saturday. Burial will be at the Westport Cemetery. We ask visitors to follow social distancing guidelines once inside the funeral home and masks are required. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com