Passed away peacefully at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 87 years. Fannie Simms was born on March 14. 1929 to William and Annie Hancock of Roddickton. On December 14, 1944 she was married to Frederick Simms of Woodstock, NL and blessed with seven children. Fannie was a hard worked and for a number of years worked at the local fish plant. She was also a faithful member of LOBA for many years. Fannie was widowed at an early age (45) but continued to carry out her regular duties of running a home and raising a family alone. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her children Joy (Pleman) Weir, Grant (Margaret), Wilfred (Wavey), David (Judy), Shirley (Hedley) Randell, and Guy (Donna). She also leaves seventeen grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren; Sisters Hazel Brenton, Irene Jacobs, Rowena Hopkins and a large circle of family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Frederick Simms and son George. Visitation was held at the Salvation Army Church in Englee from where the funeral service was held on October 19th, 2016 with Major Maurice Collins officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.