Ann “Missy” McGurk Doyle-Simminger, 77, of Plainville, IL passed away Thursday, December 19, 2019, at her home.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, December 28, 2019, at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Honorary bearers will be Neil Jackson, Pat Gant, Adam Renee Zuniga, Marvin Foster, Heath Foster, Charlie Foster, Julian Egona, Jim McGurk, Ron McGurk, and Gary McGurk.
Missy was born April 1, 1942 in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky to Joseph and Helen Sutherland McGurk.
She married Joe Melvin Doyle on December 20, 1962. He preceded her in death on June 28, 2007. She later married Rev. K. Michael “Mike” Simminger on April 27, 2013 in St. James Lutheran Church in Quincy, IL. He survives.
In addition to her husband, Missy is survived by four children, Joyce Ann Foster (Paul Charles), Margery J. Doyle, “Margie Jane”, Patrick Brock Doyle and Brian Joseph Doyle; one son of the heart, Kevin Manard; one daughter-in-law, Mary Margaret Sweitzer-Doyle; five grandchildren, Marvin Lee Foster, Jared Heath Foster, Russell Andrew Foster, Tiffanie Renee’ Doyle and Breanna Lee Marie Jones; and four brothers, James Joseph McGurk (Jeri), Thomas Nunan McGurk, Ronald “Ronnie” Emmerson McGurk (Maria), and Gary Robert McGurk (Linda). Also surviving are four stepchildren, Sarah Lynn Grasch (Michael), Rebecca Ann McGaughey (Mark), Mirian Ruth Lunz (Jerry), and Judy Simminger; 12 step grandchildren, David, Jonathan, Grace, Joshua, Emma, Carol
ine, Meghan, McKenzie, Luke, Andrew, Nathan, and Emily. Other survivors include numerous great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Missy is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Bruce Price Doyle, and Teddy Lee Doyle; two infant children, Sarah Ann Doyle and James Thomas Doyle and one grandson, Charles Julius Rohr.
Professionally, Missy was a Tax Preparer for over 40 years. She also owned and
operated Doyle’s Tax Service.
Missy was an avid University of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball fan. Later in life she came to enjoy the Clemson University football team as well. She also like reading biographies. Missy studied journalism at the University of Kentucky and was the editor of the St. John’s Anglican Church Newsletter for many years.
Missy was raised Roman Catholic and baptized in 1942. She was a founding member of St. John’s Anglican Church, in Quincy, IL. She was confirmed on March 28, 2013 at St. James Lutheran Church, and later transferred to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.