Mary Vaiden Simmons
November 8, 1936- September 30, 2019
Mary Vaiden Simmons, 82, formerly of Lothian, MD and a resident of Futurecare Chesapeake in Arnold, MD, passed away September 30, 2019. Mary was born November 8, 1936 in Highland County, VA to Joseph C. and Etta (Hoover) McCray. She moved to Maryland in 1965 and was employed with Anne Arundel County Food Systems for thirteen years, and was a transportation attendant for Prince George’s County Board of Education for 28 years, retiring in 2004. Mary was a member of Melwood Church of the Nazarene for over fifty years and was a faithful Christian sharing her love for God with others. She loved the Washington Redskins, collecting bears, and spending time with her family.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of fifty eight years Perry E. Simmons, a great-grandson Carson, and nine brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughters Robin Willis of Odenton and Debbie Garrett and her husband Chip of Dunkirk. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Dale Witt, Michelle Wayson, Jason Witt, Kelly Williams, and Kristin Garrett, and seven great-grandchildren, Hayley, Blake, Mason, Isabelle, Tyler, Brody, and Leah.
Friday, October 4, 2019