1924 - 2015 Agnes Carey Simonetti, born August 3, 1924 in Beaumont, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 2, 2015, after a long illness. She attended schools in Beaumont and graduated from South Park High School in 1941. She had her own dance school, Agnes Carey School of Dance, for several years, and enjoyed dance all her life. Agnes was a member of several Methodist churches, most recently Trinity United Methodist Church, where she served in United Methodist Women, and hand bell choir. She was a member of numerous civic organizations, often serving on committees and as president. For many years Agnes worked with Camp Fire Girls, leading groups as well as summer day camps. She served as a volunteer at the French Trading Post and McFaddin-Ward House. She was secretary in the Government Department at Lamar University. Agnes married Christopher Simonetti in 1976, and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends to many different countries and throughout the United States. She is survived by her sons, John Simonetti and wife, Jeanne, of Kingwood; Harold Simonetti and wife, Debbie, of Beaumont; daughters, Amanda Lucas and husband, John, of Jacksonville, Florida; Mary Charlotte Bailey and husband, Michael, of Highlands; sister, Louise Carey Eberhardt of Beaumont; sister-in-law, Mabel Kessler of Billerica, Massachusetts; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two nieces; one great-niece; three great-nephews; and four great-great nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, Friend & Augusta Carey; brother, Robert Carey; husband, Christopher Simonetti; and great-grandson, Hunter Markham. A gathering of Mrs. Simonetti's family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont, 77706. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 7, 2015