James Simmons

Services:
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
4:00 PM
Guin First Baptist Church
Guin, AL

Burial:
Guin City Cemetery
Guin, AL

Visitation:
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
1:00 -4:00 PM
Guin First Baptist Church
Guin, AL

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude’s

stjude.org

 

James Simmons age 96 of Guin, AL passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, AL.

Born April 12, 1922 in Guin, AL, he is the son of the late William Abb and Bessie Liza Markham Simmons and the husband of the late Mary Frances Franks Simmons. He had lived in Guin all of his life, was a member of the Guin First Baptist Church and a member of the Guin Masonic Lodge and the Winfield Masonic Lodge # 305 for 60 years.  He had worked for the Frisco Railroad, Alabama Oak Flooring and had retired from Continental Conveyor. He loved farming, horses and his family.

He is survived by 3 Daughters, Jaunice (Hardy) Robinson of Guin, AL, Peggy (Ted) Markham of Winfield, AL, and Nellie Ruth Webster of Madisonville, KY, 6 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wife, Mary Frances Simmons, 3 Sisters, Sylvia McCrary, Ellen Carter and Mary Ruth Simmons and 5 Brothers, Hilton, Lloyd, Max, Richard and Abb Jr. Simmons.

Services held Tuesday, May 29, 23018 at 4:00 pm from the Guin First Baptist Church with burial in the Guin City Cemetery. Bro. Kenny Hatcher and Bro. Scott Stokes officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Foundation.

Norwood Funeral Home of Guin, AL directing.