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Barbara Simons

Obituary for Barbara Simons

July 25, 1927 - July 30, 2018
Murray, Kentucky | Age 91


Mrs. Barbara Bigham Simons, age 91, of Murray, Kentucky died on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Mrs. Simons was born in Union County, Kentucky on July 25, 1927 to the late William M. Bigham and Grace (Clement) Bigham. She retired as the co-owner of Chuck's Music Center in Murray, Kentucky. Mrs. Simons was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Murray, a member of The PEO International Philanthropic Organization, and a past member of the Murray Woman's Club. Mrs. Simons was also a charter member of the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority at Murray State University.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. "Chuck" Simons; daughter, Carole Ann Simons Lockhart; and two brothers, Perry Bigham and Carroll Bigham.
Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn Simons Beale of Murray, Kentucky; brother, William "Bill" M. Bigham Jr. and wife Wanda of Montgomery, Alabama; two sisters-in-laws, Helen Bigham of Atlanta, Georgia and Mildred Simons of Gainesville, Georgia; as well as two grandchildren, Katie Konrad Bailey and husband Todd of Nashville, Tennessee and Mitchell Lockhart and wife Terri of Cape Town, South Africa.
Memorial services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 3, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Murray, Kentucky. Dr. Renee Meyer will officiate.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Humane Society of Calloway County, P.O. Box 764, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
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