BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Mr. Fred Simkins, of Bell Drive, entered into rest October 25, 2016. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, October 29, 2016, at New Beginning Ministries with Apostle James Brown officiating. Interment will be in the Runs Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Simkins, a native of Aiken County, was a member and deacon of Jesus Kingdom of God. Survivors include his wife Sarah Brown Simkins; three daughters, Sheila Simpkins, Carla Simpkins and Kimberly Simpkins; two sons, Fredrick (Teresa) Brown and Marckel (Alexis) Washington; five sisters, Lula Mae (John) Heath, Rosa Ellis, Mary Lou Dunbar, Evelyn Bryant and Sarah Ellison; three brothers, Willie James (Beatrice) Bryant, Robert Lee (Vesta) Bryant and William Simpkins; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803) 279-0026.
G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2016