Erma Nell Simmons

Published 5:06 pm Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Erma Nell Simmons, 79 a resident of Greenville, died on May 9. The funeral service was held May 12 at the First Assembly of God with Rev. Keith Simmons and Rev. Jason Simmons officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery. Mrs. Simmons is preceded in death by her husband, JT Simmons and her son-in-law, David Fondren. She is survived by her children, Rex Simmons (Carol) of Greenville, Lane Simmons (Dale) of Greenville, and Debra Simmons Woodall (Sullivan) of Mobile, Ala.; grandchildren, Keith Simmons, Jason Simmons, Tera Simmons, Brandon Simmons, Carmin Stinson, Josh Simmons, Annie Beth Foster, Todd Simmons, Ashley Simmons, and Alex Woodall; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Jeanette Grant of Alexander City, Ala., and a special friend of the family, Willie Fred Searight (Jerlene). Mrs. Simmons was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved singing and going to church. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Nate’s Ninjas, P.O. Box 237, Greenville, AL 36037. For online condolences, please visit

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