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Shayna Simms Bruce, of Wartburg

August 23, 1971 — January 11, 2023


Shayna Simms, age 51, of Wartburg passed away January 11, 2023 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  Shayna loved cooking, cleaning, traveling, she was a artist at heart but most of all she loved her family and cared about everyone around her.

She is preceded in death by her co-workers of MCCX and BMSP who she considered close family.  Great friend Otto Melhorn; grandpa Vicante B. Tainatongo.

She is survived by her much loved husband Robert Bruce; children Willie (Mikayla) Rayder, Tyia (Austin) Rayder, Amanda (Kevin) Owen; stepson Will Bruce; grandchildren Aiden, Cam, Aspen, Pearson, Grayson and Wilder; parents Patricia Davis Simms and Angel Simms (Margie); siblings Jennifer Simms, Zsanic (Scott) Carle, Larry “Butch” (Amanda) Simms and Annisha (Bryan) Sandefur; special Alabama family Grandma, Auntie Yen (Jason), Mike, Anita Mary Jane (Ed), Loni (Ben), grandma Mariquita A. Tainatongo and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 1:-3:00 p.m.  Shayna’s wishes were to be cremated.


Shubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Shayna Simms.

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