Shirley Baradell Simmons, 74, a native and resident of Thibodaux, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014.
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Visitation will be from 8:30 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Thibodaux. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her children, Edward Simmons Jr. and wife, Cathy, Diana S. Ordoyne and husband, Rusty Sr., and Melanie S. Kraemer and husband, Robert; sister, Marie Babin Templet; and grandchildren, Cameron and Philip Simmons, Rusty Ordoyne Jr., Brooke Kraemer Cortez and Brian Kraemer; and two great-grandchildren, Cy and Liam Cortez.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Simmons Sr.; parents, Robert and Cecile Breaux Baradell; brothers and sisters, Charles and Robert "Bob" Baradell, Rita Babin, Mildred Adams, and Rose Boudreaux.
She was a great cook, and she also loved to play cards. She was a great mother, grandmother, and friend to all.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thibodaux Funeral Home
104 Saint Patrick Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from May 12 to May 13, 2014