Virginia Simmons, telephone operator

OBITS-SimmonsVirginiaVirginia M. Simmons, 85, of Hannibal, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013.

A native of Minetto, she was a life resident of the Hannibal and Oswego areas. She had worked as a telephone operator for Oswego County Telephone Company in Fulton.

She was known by her family and friends as “Aunt Gina” and was loved by her family, grandchildren and the many children who she watched and nurtured over the years.

She was predeceased by her husband, Paul C. Simmons, in 2010. Surviving are her children, Nancy (Keith) Kyle and David (Bethany) Simmons, all of Hannibal; a brother, Mack (Mary) Stock of Hannibal; ten grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton with services 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Oswego Town Rural Cemetery in the spring.

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