Virginia Ellyson Simmons, 92 - Leading Creek

Virginia Ellyson Simmons, 92, passed away February 15, 2013 at home on Leading Creek, Gilmer County.

She was born May 19, 1920 on Sinking Creek, Gilmer County WV, the daughter of the late Walter Ellyson and Rosa Belle Price Ellyson.

Virginia grew up in Gilmer County and married Creed Simmons. They later moved to Indiana and lived there many years. After Creed retired they moved back to Gilmer County where they enjoyed the country life and visiting with their many friends in the area.

She is survived by her daughter Wilma Wells (Jesse) of Glenville WV; son Marvin Simmons (Cathy) of Indiana; as well as grandchildren, Heather, Rachael, Evelyn, Kim, Creed, Clinton and Amy; several great-grandchildren; sister and brother Genevieve Earl of Grantsville WV and Willard Ellyson of Lehigh Acres FL.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Creed Simmons; brothers Arch Ellyson, George Ellyson, Walter James Ellyson, Edward Ellyson, Bernard Ellyson and Charles Thomas Ellyson; one sister, Martha Jane Ellyson Kyer Spencer.

Private services were held February 18, 2013 at Ellyson's Mortuary with interment at the Stalnaker Cemetery on Route 5 West.