KINSTON - Joseph " Jimmie " Simmons Sr., 67, of 2104 Eastridge Circle, passed Saturday, May 4, 2013, at home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Mills Funeral Home Chapel with Elder John Marks Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Mills Memorial Garden. Viewing will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, with family visitation from 6-8 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Bettie W. Simmons of the home; daughters Darlene Simmons, LaQuitta Simmons, Jimmette Simmons and Lisa Simmons, all of Kinston, Shelia Young of Oceanside, Calif.; sons Joseph Simmons Jr. of Kinston, Jamar Simmons of Fayetteville and Jeffrey Swinson of Kansas; mother Rosa Lee Simmons of Kinston; sisters Carolyn Spruill of Washington, D.C. and Patricia Simmons of Kinston; brothers Tobias Simmons of Wilson, Van Simmons of Kinston and Paul Simmons Jr. of Raleigh; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent at millsfh.com. Mills Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from May 6 to May 13, 2013
Mills Funeral Home
1300 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd. Kinston, NC 28501