OBITUARY: Johnnie B. Simmons

Published 7:19 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Johnnie B. Simmons

SIMMONS, Mr. Johnnie B, 78, a resident of Luverne died Saturday, July 6, 2013 after a brief illness.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Zoar Cemetery with Minister John Dickinson and Rev. Johnny Jones officiating.

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Mr. Simmons is preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Claudie Bryan Simmons; a sister, Carolyn Sue Simmons; and four brothers, Harper Simmons, Waylon Simmons, Tullis Simmons and Jerry Ray Simmons.

Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Conkle and Lisa Downing; two grandchildren, Christy Downing Dawson and Brian Downing; three great grandchildren; four sisters, Maxine Jones, Mable Hamm, Doris Morgan and Judy Rogers; and three brothers, Dallas Simmons, Dwaine Simmons and Guy Simmons. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery on Saturday at the service hour.