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Barbara Ann Simons

November 26, 1940 — May 16, 2023


Barbara Ann Simons, 82, of Paducah passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at Mercy Health-Lourdes in Paducah. Barbara was born the daughter of the late Bruce and Thelma Tuck. She was a member of Pottsville Church of Christ in Hickory, KY, and a retired Special Education Teacher who had a passion for teaching children with special needs. Barbara enjoyed crocheting and loved playing Scrabble. She also enjoyed cooking for others. 

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jack Simons; six children, Michael Bruce, Jackie Marie, Rebecca Ruth, Mark Andrew, James Paul, and Daniel Joseph; fourteen grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren and one on the way.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, John David; her brother, Ronald Tuck; and sister, Brenda Green.

The family invites you to attend a "Celebration of Life" service that will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 10:00 am at Pottsville Church of Christ, 4044 KY-945, Hickory, KY 42051. There will be a reception for members of the family with a meal to follow in the Pottsville fellowship hall.

Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Simons family.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 3, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Pottsville Church of Christ

4044 KY-945, Hickory, KY 42051

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