3/8/1940 ~ 1/16/2019
Marva Z Simmons, 78 of Chester, UT, passed away January 16, 2019 in Provo, Utah. Born March 8, 1940 to Herman Gilbert & Elsie Francis Potter Zufelt in Duchesne, UT. Married DeVerl Simmons September 1, 1959 in Salina, UT, latter sealed in the Manti Temple.
Marva loved reading Zane Gray and Louis Lamour books, watching Gene Autry movies, trips in the mountain, and had a love for animals especially her dog Sally. She had a deep love for her children and grandchildren. Marva was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed many callings.
Survived by her children, RaeLynn (Kevin) Crowley; Shirley Kay (Danny) Twitchell; Verl J Simmons; David F (Alice) Simmons; siblings Billy Zufelt, Elva (Burt) Porter, Deloris McGee, Steve Zufelt, Ronald Zufelt; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, husband DeVerl, three sisters and three brothers; grandson Jason Simmons.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday January 22, 2019 at 11:00 in the Sanpitch Ward Chapel (92 S 200 W, Wales, UT ). Viewings will be held Monday January 21, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services both held at the church. Interment in the Chester Cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com