Sharon Simmons, 71, of Short Hair Drive, Osceola, Indiana, passed away at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center on Friday, July 5th, 2019. She was born in Clarksville, Arkansas to Arlie and Daisy Clayborn on July 10th, 1947. Her father preceded her in death. As Sharon Clayborn, she married Michael Dennis Simmons in Mishawaka on August 6th, 1965. He died on March 2nd, 2016. Sharon was a 1965 graduate of Mishawaka High School and retired from ATT as a phone operator in 1996. She is survived by her mother, Daisy Clayborn of South Bend and her two sons, Shawn (Karla) Simmons of Osceola and Jody Simmons of Mishawaka. One sister survives, Kathryn (David) Sorenson along with a granddaughter, Lacey Simmons and a great grandson, Orion May. Four step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren survive along with many other relatives too numerous to mention. Friends will be received from 4 until 7pm on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at Bubb Funeral Chapel. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the St. Joseph County Humane Society.