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Jean Simmons

February 19, 1919 ~ October 17, 2019 (age 100)

Obituary

Jean Simmons, 100, of Macomb passed away at 2:25 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Elms Nursing Home in Macomb.

She was born on February 17, 1919 in Fulton County near Vermont to Harry and Bessie McCarty Wickert.

She is survived by three daughters, Janice (Ron) Scott of Macomb, Phyllis Billeter of Galesburg and Joyce Bilbrey of Macomb; seven grandchildren, Mark (Stephanie) Whiting, Kelly (Kevin) Lester, Troy (Terri) Billeter, Scott (Tanya) Billeter, Michelle Billeter, Curt (Lori) Bilbrey and Christen (Harry) McFall; three step-grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jim (Judy) Wickert of Canton; two nieces and one nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Tommy Wickert and one sister-in-law, Betty Wickert.

Jean lived in Fulton and McDonough Counties. She was a graduate of Ipava High School in 1936. She worked at several area stores and ran a pre-school day care center in her home for 20 years.

She was a member of the Grandmothers Club and First Baptist Church in Macomb.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A Private Memorial service will be held  at the First Baptist Church in Macomb with Reverend Jon Self officiating. Inurnment will be held at the Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Macomb.

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

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