Roy Henry Simmons
(March 13, 1932 - May 27, 2014)
Roy Henry Simmons, 82 of Newton, MS, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Newton, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, on Friday, May 30, 2014 at Liberty Baptist Church in Newton, MS with Bro. Mark McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 PM - 8 PM at Newton County Funeral Home - South on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Newton County Funeral Home of Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements. 601-635-3200
Survivors Include his wife of 60 years: Bonnie Ree Gressett Simmons, Newton, MS; Son: Troy Mitchell Simmons & wife Camille, Newton, MS; Daughter: Torey Gail Simmons, Newton, MS; 6 Grandchildren: Amber Jordan & husband Todd, Lake, MS, Tiffany Simmons, Newton, MS, Meagan Simmons, TN, Olivia Capetillo, Newton, MS, Jason Ward & wife Shelly, Newton, MS, & Caleb Crosby, Lake, MS; 5 Great Grandchildren: River Jordan, Joseph Jordan, McKinley Ware, Aiden Ware, & Emma Claire Ward; Twin Brother: Roney Simmons, New Mexico, & Brother: Jarvis (Doc) Simmons; & Numerous Nephews & Nieces.
Mr. Simmons was a Shriner & member of Masonic Lodge in Newton, MS
Preceded in death by: Parents: Lee Simmons & Ethel Hollingsworth Simmons; Granddaughter: Tasha Marie Simmons; Sisters: Frances Whitfield,Inez Shivers,& Billie Simmons; & Brother: Albert Simmons
Pallbearers: Nephews: Jeff Walker, Paul Walker, Wiley Walker, Jamie Gressett, Joey Gressett, & Justin Gressett. Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Blackburn & Lee Simmons