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Allen J. Simms

March 14, 2008
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
SIMMS, Allen J. “Cy,” 85, formerly of 2nd Street, Moundsville, W.Va., died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va.

He was born November 12, 1922 in Marshall County, W.Va., the son of the late, Allen G. and Violet Marquis Thurman.

He was a WWII Army Veteran; a retired superintendent from the Waste Water Treatment Plant, Moundsville; a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Moundsville, VFW Post 473 and Earl Francis Post 3 American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Theresa Lynn Simms and a sister, Imogene Gilmore.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mary Ann Simms; four sons, Brad (Susan) Simms of Claysville, Pa., Cole (Roberta) Simms, Jeff Simms and Mark (Carla) Simms all of Moundsville; six grandchildren; one step-grandchild; five great-grandchildren; two step- great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from noon until time of funeral service at 1p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville.

Entombment in Riverview Cemetery Mausoleum, Moundsville where the Moundsville Honor Guard will conduct military services.

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