Mary Rolena (McCourt) Simmons

November 10, 1952 ~ February 23, 2021 (age 68)


Mary Rolena (McCourt) Simmons, 68, of Webster Springs passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Born November 10, 1952 in Diana, she was the daughter of the late Elijah Shelton and Emi Lee (Hosey) McCourt.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Robert Lee Hosey, Carolyn McCourt, Barbara Knock, Arnold “Snail” McCourt; son-in-law, Lloyd “Hinkle” Utt; and granddaughter, Sloan LeAnnon Mace.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning, hunting, fishing, and camping.  She had a loving heart and was an Aunt or Granny to everyone in the entire community.  Mary was also a Christian.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Laura (Mike) Mace, Loretta (Tim) Perrine, and “Pete” Utt, all of Webster Springs, Anthony (Stephanie) Stout of Ohio, Amanda (Red) Bright of Webster Springs, Chuck (Betsy) Lavelle of Ohio, Scott (Jennifer) Simmons of Pennsylvania, and Larry “Sonny” Simmons; grandchildren, Roger Perrine, Mikey “Poo” (Lindsey) Mace, Tori Mace and companion, Michael, Lloyd Utt, Jr., Sadie Brown and companion, Bo, Tana Brown, Jake Lavelle, Paige Lavelle, Weston Simmons, Parker Simmons, Connor Simmons, Brianna Silman, Sydney Mustoe, and Garrett Anderson; great-grandchildren, Brylee, Emmie, Carter, RJ, Elijah, Levi and Emily; several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  siblings, Thurman (Shirley) McCourt, Clifford (Betty) McCourt, Donna (Bill) Stephenson, Paul (Janie) McCourt, Arden (Jennifer) McCourt, and Georgie (Richard) Stout; father of her children, Roger Stout; and former spouse, Larry Simmons; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends to mourn her passing. 

Services to celebrate Mary’s life will be held 2PM, Sunday February 28, 2021 at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs with Pastors Eddie Bender and Steve Stefanov officiating.  Burial will follow at Harrison-Cochran Cemetery.  Friends may join the family for visitation 6-9 PM, Saturday evening at the funeral home.

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February 27, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home
155 McGraw Ave.
Webster Springs, WV 26288

Funeral Service
February 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Dodd & Reed Funeral Home
155 McGraw Ave.
Webster Springs, WV 26288

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