Family-Placed Death Notice
NATHANIEL L. SIMMONS Homegoing Celebration for Superintendent Nathaniel L. Simmons. Saturday, December 2, 2006, 11:00AM at Elizabeth Baptist Church, 4245 Cascade Rd. SW Atlanta (404)691-3946. Rev. Craig L. Oliver, Sr., Pastor. Presiding Prelate Bishop Chandler D. Owens Eulogist. Entombment Mt. Harmony (Mableton, GA). Remains in state 10:00AM. Viewing today Friday, December 1, 2006, 5:00PM at Citadel of Hope Evangelistic COGIC, 1517 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. SW Atlanta (404) 753-8244, followed by Celebration of Life service at 7:30PM. Pastor Simmons leaves to cherish and celebrate loving memories is his loving wife, Lady Angelic Dewitt Simmons; daughters, Victoria Nicole Aleasse Simmons and Alexis Dominque Devereaux Simmons; He leaves his mother, Mrs. Willie Mae Simmons; brothers, Sean and Shannon Simmons. He leaves his father, Deacon Charles Reed, who remains proud of his accomplishments. His memory is lovingly held in esteem by his elder brother, Bishop Charles Reed (Dorothy). His sisters, Barbara Anderson (Michael) and Arlene Mitchell (Michael) are left with a love that transcends time. Special godchildren, Lavita Hayes, Jermaine Pope, Anita Wilson, Jesse Wilson, Sean Cook, Caleb Culbreath, Angel Carroll, Howard and Jaron Clark, and many others. Loving caregivers and special friends. Spiritual sons and daughters are now bearers of the legacy. The Church Family of Citadel of Hope is left as a living memorial of the resounding impact of the life of this great leader. Thousands are saddened but joyful at the Homegoing of Pastor Nathaniel Ladson Simmons. Farewell, Dear Servant. We hear you declaring, "Do not question, dear ones. Remember that the "hows" belong to God" We will see you again. Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home (Family Owned & Operated) 1003 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. SW 404-758-1731.
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Published in Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1, 2006.