Merla Chevis-Simon, 88, passed away on August 16, 2013 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, TX. Celebration of Life services will be on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. Visitation will be at 9:00 A.M. until the Rosary at 10:30 A.M. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. Merla will be buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the professional care and direction of Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel. Merla leaves heartfelt memories to her children, Patricia Chevis-Gray, Delores Chevis-Christopher, Charles Anthony Chevis (Delores); Geraldine Simon, and Charles O. Simon; and sister, Aline Norman (Joseph). Also surviving Merla are her five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, three sisters-in-law; a loving host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and faithful friends.