Piedmont - Services for Maxine K. Simmons, 85, will be Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Ingram and the Rev. Michael Bright officiating. The family will receive friends this evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Simmons passed away Thursday, January 09, 2014, at her home. Survivors include her daughter, Jane Johnston (Cecil), of Piedmont; son, Terry E. Simpson (Stephanie), of Piedmont; four grandchildren, Heith Simpson, Stephanie Johnston and Amber Thornburg (Jesse), all of Piedmont and Dana Simpson, of Atlanta, Ga.; one great-grandchild, Savannah Thornburg; two sisters, Kathryn Craig, of Melbourne, Fla., and Doris Bright (Ed), of Piedmont and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Simmons was a longtime resident of Piedmont and a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a member of the Esther-Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Sunshine Club. She enjoyed playing cards, reading and working in her yard and garden. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Simmons; daughter Rebecca Ann Simpson; parents, Ed and Mary Kirkpatrick; three brothers, E.J. Kirkpatrick, Robert Kirkpatrick and Kenneth Kirkpatrick, and one sister, Mable Warren. www.thompsonfuneralhomepiedmont.com
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Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory - Piedmont
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy. PO Box 574
Piedmont, AL 36272
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 10, 2014