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Glen Paul Simmons, 78, of LaClede

Glen Paul Simmons, 78, of LaClede, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at his home.

A private graveside service will be held in Keen’s Chapel Cemetery in rural Farina. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed at

Glen was born on November 14, 1943, in Edgewood, to Charles and Cecilia Simmons. He married Fredia Depoister on August 26, 1965, and they were married for 56 years. Glen worked as a laborer for Egyptian Concrete for 29 years. He enjoyed country and gospel music and fishing.

Glen is survived by his wife, Fredia, two sons, Paul Simmons (wife Stacey) and Earnie Simmons (wife Katie); one daughter, Paula Adams (husband Matt); two brothers, Charlie Simmons (wife Lucille) of Texas and Noel Simmons (wife Georgia) of Mason; one sister, Betty Ingram of Edgewood; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Harold, Henry, Lawrence, Bob, Leon and Leroy Simmons; three sisters, Vera Parkhurst, Marjorie Lacey and Larene Cook.