Marguerite Simmons-Byrne


Marguerite Simmons-Byrne, 87, a resident of Elkins, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.

She was born March 12, 1931, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Robert and Lilydove Weese Simmons.

She was married to Don Byrne, who preceded her in death in February 1993.

She is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Ann Byrne of Elkins, one brother, Pete Simmons of Elkins and one sister, Pauline Hamrick of Elkins.

Marguerite was a graduate of Elkins High School. She was self-employed having owned a paint store in California prior to her retirement. She was also a homemaker, a seamstress and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elkins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 315 Kerens Ave., Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Mrs. Byrne. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Marguerite Simmons-Byrne. Condolences may be expressed to the family at