Wanda Jean Simmons formerly of Eastland

Wanda Jean Simmons, 75, of Round Rock, Texas (formerly of Eastland, Texas) passed away February 17, 2010 surrounded by her family. She was born February 7, 1935 in Abilene, Texas to Jessie Paul Abels & Leona Elizabeth Gire (Abels).

She is survived by her children, one son, Rick Simmons; two daughters, Chris Abels and Sharon Simmons Bulgerin & husband Curtis: grandchildren, Kindra & Chris Gonzalez, Kristi & Anthony McGhee, & Kevin Bulgerin; great grandson, Aaron McGhee; sisters Melba Townzen, Francis Parker, Lorraine Cryer, Cookie Breshears, & Ima Carlton; brothers Bobby Abels, L.G. Abels, Roy Abels & Troy Abels; and numerous nieces, nephews, and close family friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Pauline Burch, Xyrepha Horrell, and Elizabeth Nix; and one brother, Delbert Abels.

The family will receive guests for a visitation on Friday, February 19, 2010 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beck Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas. The service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Beck Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas. The Reverend Rob Moore of Durant, Oklahoma will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Taylor City Cemetery in Taylor, Texas.