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simmons family in morgan city

Posted: 5 Nov 2007 11:13PM GMT
Classification: Query
i tkening a long shot.. but doing this out of memory from 1982.
at the time my Grandma Simmons lived at new Orlean. full name was Dora simmons. think she was buried in Morgan.. but my father name is Harry James Simmons. born on Oct 31, 1939.. when l meet him for the first time.. he lived there and lost contact with him.. but found a ssdi of dora simmons death on march 15 1991 morgan city, saint mary, Louisiana. but not sure it was her.. can anyone do a look up of that obit and get her husband name and children of her?

Re: simmons family in morgan city

Posted: 14 May 2008 6:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
you may want to contact the Morgan City Archives, they do look ups for a small fee.

Re: simmons family in morgan city

Posted: 14 May 2008 6:01PM GMT
Classification: Query
phone number 985-380-4621

Re: simmons family in morgan city

Posted: 16 May 2008 5:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Found this information, not sure if it is what your looking for. Good luck in your search

Name: Harry James Simmons
Date of Birth: 1 Nov 1940
Gender: Male
Birth County: Galveston
Father's Name: Nobert E Simmons
Mother's Name: Eldora Gorsha
Roll Number: 1940_0008
Texas Birth Index

Name: El Dora Simmons
SSN: 439-26-0782
Last Residence: 70380 Morgan City, Saint Mary, Louisiana
Born: 6 Feb 1922
Died: 15 Mar 1991
State (Year) SSN issued: Louisiana (Before 1951 )

FUNERAL NOTICE
Bessie M. Zeyzus, 80, of Columbus, Pa., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, in Corry Manor nursing home.
Mrs. Zeyzus was born Dec. 23, 1924, in Morgan City, a daughter of the late John and Emily Price Gorsha.
She was raised and educated in Morgan City. She moved to Toledo, Ohio, in 1946 and lived there until she moved to Columbus, Pa., in 1958. Mrs. Zeyzus was a machine operator at Associated Spring-Barnes Group Inc. and a member of the UAW. She retired in 1986, following 23 years of service with the company.
Mrs. Zeyzus was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church.
Mrs. Zeyzus was a volunteer at the Soldiers and Sailors Home and the VA Medical Center, both in Erie, Pa.
She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. Mrs. Zeyzus was very active in the local Democratic Party and in politics.
Mrs. Zeyzus enjoyed yard work, and flower and vegetable gardening. She also enjoyed cooking for family and friends, reading mysteries and listening to music. Mrs. Zeyzus made beautiful artificial floral arrangements and holiday decorations.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore T. Zeyzus, on Aug. 4, 1999. They were married April 25, 1942, in Morgan City.
Also preceding her in death was a son-in-law, Leslie E. Munson;
four sisters, 1. Geneva Carpenter, 2. Thelma Mula,
3. ELDORA SIMMONS and 4. Jeannette Gorsha; and two brothers, John and Denver Gorsha.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Z. Munson of Lakewood, N.Y., and Regina M. Zeyzus of Columbus, Pa.; a sister, Amy Robicheaux and her husband, Merwin, of Bayou Vista; two brothers, Newton Gorsha and his wife, Phyllis, of Alexandria, and Russell Gorsha and his wife, Barbara, of Swanton, Ohio. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center Street, Corry, Pa., on Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A scripture service will be held at the funeral home Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. A prayer service will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church at noon. The Rev. Thomas E. Brown will officiate the service.
Burial will be in Clymer Center Cemetery, Clymer, N.Y.

Locations Mentioned in Obituary: Columbus, PA; Morgan City; Toledo, OH; PA; Bayou Vista; Swanton, OH; Clymer, NY; Lakewood, NY; Corry, PA
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary: El Dora Simmons; Theodore T. Zeyzus; Jeannette Gorsha; Amy Robicheaux; John; Barbara; Newton Gorsha; Patricia Z. Munson; Denver Gorsha; Thomas E. Brown; Merwin; Phyllis; Russell Gorsha; Geneva Carpenter; Leslie E. Munson; Emily Price Gorsha; Thelma Mula; Regina M. Zeyzus of Columbus.

Re: simmons family in morgan city

Posted: 11 Oct 2012 6:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Her name was ElDora Simmons, died March 15, 1991. She was married to Norbert E Simmons. They had one son, Harry James Simmons. He was born November 1, 1940. Harry James (Jim) had 4 children. 1- James Simmons with first wife Bonnie Lee. Second wife Sharon Huffman. From that marriage, three children. 1. Jeffrey William Simmons 2. Thomas Anthony Simmons 3. Dora Kay Simmons
Harry James Simmons died October 4, 2012 at his home in Siloam Springs, AR
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