Patricia Simons, 66, a native Texan, went to her eternal rest, Monday, June 17th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Family and friends will gather for visitation, Saturday, June 22nd at First Baptist Church, 301 N. Glass in Victoria from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, service to celebrate Patricia's life will begin at 1:00PM. Burial will follow at Mission Valley Cemetery, where Patricia will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Terry Simons. Pallbearers will be Bryan Simons, Daniel Simons, James Collins, Timothy Collins, Stephen Collins, Jeremy Knight, and Robert Shirley. Honorary pallbearer is Jason Knight.
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Patricia was born November 23rd, 1952 in the Houston area to the late Herman Robert and Edyth Frances Sherwood Shirley. In November of 1979, Patricia married her love, Terry Simons. Patricia was known for being a mother to many, before her own children she was mother to her nieces and nephews. She served as teacher's aide for many years in the Eagle Pass Independent School District. Patricia also served her community as a Deputy Sheriff in Harris County for over 7 years. Family was her passion, she loved spending time with her grandkids. She also enjoyed competing on computer games and feeding the deer that came into her backyard. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Edyth Shirley and her husband of 33 years, Chief Deputy, Terry Simons.
Patricia leaves behind to cherish her legacy of service and love her son, Bryan Simons and his wife, Aimee, and Daniel Simons and his wife, Christine; her siblings, David Shirley and his wife, Gloria, Lynda Shirley, Brenda Knight and her husband, Larry and her twin sister, Pamela Collins and her husband, Cecil. Patricia is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Andrew Simons, Payson Simons, Sarah Simons and Elijah Simons; along with many nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.
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