Mary Jane Simmons, 54, passed away on Saturday, May 19

Mary Jane Simmons, 54, of Watervliet, MI, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00, pm Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph, MI with Eddie Simmons officiating.  Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 pm until time of the service at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Logan Pratt.  Those wishing to share a memory of Mary may do so online at

Mary was born May 17, 1964 in Niles, MI to Edward and Dorothy (Lewis) Simmons. Mary was very caring and down to earth, she had a strong personal relationship with Christ and she read her bible daily. She enjoyed attending church services, going to the gym, listening to music, but most importantly she loved spending time with her son, Logan. She taught him many things and always wanted the best for him. Mary gave him, her unconditional love and helped him to become the man that he is today. Mary worked as a Certified Nurse Aid, giving passionate care to the elderly in Long Term Care Facilities.

Mary is survived by her son Logan Pratt of St. Joseph; father Edward Simmons of Parish, FL; sisters Linda (Robert) Warren of St. Joseph, Sandy (Mickey) Brenner of Valrico, FL, and Lisa (Mathew) of Watervliet; brothers Edward (Lance) Simmons of Parish, FL, and Kevin (Sompun) Ernsberger of New Troy; and numerous nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, and her sister, Michele. Her absence will be felt by her family, friends and the many people whose lives she has touched.

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