. AUGUSTA, Ga. - SSG Ret. Noah Simmons Jr. entered into rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 12 noon at First Baptist Church of Keysville with Rev. Garry Kerr officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Memorial Garden with full military honors. Mr. Simmons, a native of Augusta, was a 1960 graduate of Lucy Laney High School. After twenty years of service, he retired from the U. S. Army. Survivors are his wife, Ernestine Simmons; six daughters, Sonya (Tony) Smallwood, Winston-Salem, NC, LaTonya Lemon, Shawn Simmons, Shinika Simmons, Cassandra Simmons, Jacquelyn Simmons, Augusta; two sons, Darryl Simmons, Winston-Salem, NC, Michael Washington, Augusta; two sisters, Kay Nunnley, Philadelphia, PA, Louise Simmons, Augusta; twenty three grandchildren; eighteen grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Please sign guest book at www.wmsfh.net.
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Williams Funeral Home
2945 Old Tobacco Road
Hephzibah, GA 30815
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 16, 2013