Deborah McMakin Simmons, 67 - Marietta

Deborah McMakin Simmons, 67, of Marietta, passed away on Sunday at her home.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of Sarah Dewease McMakin and the late James Edward McMakin, Sr. Mrs. Simmons worked at Travelers Rest High School for twenty-eight years, and was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband: Everette Earl Simmons; one son: Jacob Simmons; one brother: James McMakin; one grandchild: Kayla Styles; and one great-grandchild: Brody Turner.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at The Howze Mortuary Chapel, with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at The Howze Mortuary.

The family will be at the home.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Hospice, 429 N. Main St., Suite 3, Greenville, SC 29601; Greenville Cancer Society, 113 Mills Ave., Greenville, SC 29605; or Travelers Rest High School, 301 N. Main St., Travelers Rest, SC 29690.

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements.

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