TUNNEL HILL, GA. - Mr. Emory Randolph Simmons, age 79 of Tunnel Hill, GA passed away Wed., Nov. 13, 2013 at Hospice of Chattanooga following several years of heart complications.
He was born in Thomasville, GA on March 23, 1934, son of the late Walter Kinchen Simmons and the late Sarah Ann Kinsey Simmons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Nell Simmons; two brothers, Ernest Simmons and Joe Simmons; a grandchild, Jeremy Woodard-Fountain.
He leaves behind his children Duane and Nicole Simmons of Tunnel Hill, Joel and Heathea Simmons of Lakeland, Stephen and Faye Simmons of Moss Point, MS, Philip Simmons of Auburndale and Sarah and Clifford Fountain of Lake City; a brother, Robert Simmons of Kenansville, FL; and a sister, Evangeline Andrews of Winter Haven. Grandchildren surviving are Felicia Fox, Stephen Simmons, Timothy Fountain, Noel Simmons, Jordan Simmons, Noah Simmons, Jonah Simmons, and Gabrielle Simmons. Four great-grandchildren and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Emory Randolph Simmons will be held Sat., Nov. 16th at 2:00 PM from Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Southside Chapel, with Gary Paul Reckart officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
The Simmons family will receive friends at the funeral home Sat. from 1:00 PM until the funeral hour of 2:00 PM.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun, GA. is in charge of funeral services for Mr. Emory Randolph Simmons.
Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes - Southside Chapel
1727 Bartow Road Lakeland, FL 33801
Published in Ledger from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2013