"May June" Simmons, 66, went to be with the Lord surrounded by her family on May 8, 2013 after an extended illness at Haven Hospice. Mrs. Simmons was a lifelong resident of Lake City. She was of the Pentecostal faith and a faithful member of Abundant Life Church. She was a waitress, homemaker and most of all "Granny" to her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is the daughter of the late Lonnie Leroy Williams and Opal Lucille Blackmon.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years Bruce Simmons and her treasured sister Wanda Jowers. Her legacy will live on in her children Carl (Dana) Huggins, Chris Summerlin, and Lisa (Aaron) Butler all lifelong residents of Lake City. She is survived by five stepchildren, Linda Simmons, Brenda Marino, Bruce "Skibo" Simmons, James "Geronimo" Simmons, Steve Simmons. She is survived by 23 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren and also by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Simmons will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday May 11, 2013 in the Chapel of Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with Pastor Cagney Tanner officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Friday evening in the Chapel of Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 458 S. Marion Ave., Lake City, FL 32025 (386)752-1234, please sign the on-line family guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com