Donna Lynne Simmons

Donna Lynne Simmons, 54, went to be with her Lord and Savior Feb. 6, 2013.
She was born in Gadsden, Ala., to Vivian and Bill Jones. Donna graduated in 1977 from Gadsden High School. She married the love of her life, Terry Simmons, June 13, 1980, and they were blessed with two sons.
Donna's heart was filled with compassion for helping others. She worked at Job Corps, where she helped kids earn a degree and develop life skills. Her last years were spent taking care of her disabled husband in Panama City, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Simmons; father, Bill Jones; and father-in-law, Ralph Simmons.
She is survived by her sons, Andrew Simmons, Shaun (Taylor) Simmons, Daniel Stallings, Jamie Martin; mother, Vivian Jones; sister, Vicki (Phillip) Curl; brothers, Michael (Donna) Collins, Thad (Janice) Jones, Scott (Staci) Jones; special niece, Erica (Carlos) Tillman; and many other nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at East Gadsden Baptist Church Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to the service.
The family would like to thank Bryan and Village Chapel Funeral Home for all their help and support.

Published in The Gadsden Times on Feb. 8, 2013