Yvonne Marie Simmonds, age 69, of Greenville passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to The American Cancer Society.
Yvonne was born May 6, 1948 in San Francisco, CA to William and Elizabeth (Frickel) Oviatt. She married Paul Simmonds on June 23, 1979 in Casey, IL. She is survived by her husband Paul of Greenville, her children Rick Simmonds of St. Louis, MO, Randy Simmonds of Greenville, IL, Brandi Bond and her husband Dean of St. Louis, MO, and Jason Simmonds and his wife Melissa of Lake St. Louis, MO. She is also survived by her brother Bill Oviatt and his wife Ernestine of Chelsea, OK, her sister June Ochoa of Paris, TX, along with her grandchildren Trae Diebold, Rosa Pacheco-Bond, Justice Simmonds, Gabrielle Simmonds, and Dylan Bond. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Yvonne moved to Greenville after her marriage in 1980. She operated a day care service in her home for 30 years before retiring in 2013