North Santa Rosa

Janie Simmons

Janie Simmons was born to George and Addie Nelson December 24, 1926 in Mobile, AL. She went to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Above all, she loved God, her Lord and Savior, and was an active member of Cora Baptist Church for 70 years. She faithfully served in many of the church’s ministries and especially loved working with children. Her life was devoted to her family. She was a homemaker all her life and enjoyed gardening, cooking, and sewing. She was a caring friend and gracious member of her community and demonstrated this by her loving acts of kindness.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Howard E. Simmons, her husband of fifty-nine years; daughter Sherrie Simmons; son Stanley Simmons; great grandson Evan Wolfe; and brothers George, Donald, Leslie, and Vernon Nelson.

She is survived by her children: Nellie Ray (Roger) Dobson, Brenda Gail (Joe) Phillips, Ellis (Kym) Simmons, Eddie Wayne (Debbie) Simmons, and Teena (Bart) Hendricks; grandchildren: Matthew (Teresa) Dobson, Susanna Dobson, Howard Simmons III, Amber (Ron) Boisvert, Caleb Simmons, Joe D. (Rose) Phillips Jr., Meredith (Brent) Wolfe, Alayna Simmons, Conner Hendricks, and Jared Hendricks; step grandchildren: Ashlie (Jason) Hopgood; great grandchildren: Anna Marie Dobson, David Dobson, Logan Phillips, Scarlett Boutwell, Ian Boisvert, Gabby Phillips, and Elias Wolfe; step great grandchildren: Hillary Hendricks, Dakota Hopgood, Stormy Hopgood, Bailey Hopgood, and Abby Hendricks.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 19 at 10:00 a.m. in Cora Baptist Church immediately followed by services at 11:00.

Services will be officiated by Rev. Matthew Dobson and Rev. LaDon Hall. Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law.

Services arranged by Jay Funeral Home.

Posted by on Jan 17 2015. Filed under Local, Obits. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

* Copy This Password *

* Type Or Paste Password Here *