Mrs. Simmons was a retired teacher, employed with the Hall County Board of Education, Stephens County Board of Education and Floyd County Board of Education. Mrs. Simmons had a number of hobbies – quilting, crocheting, square dancing, camping, genealogy, reading and bird watching. Mrs. Simmons was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a member of Wesley Sunday School Class.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lavada and Billy Anderson of Clermont; son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Amy Simmons of Clermont; sister, Betty Long of Germantown, Tenn.; grandchildren, Stephanie Gunter of Arlington, Va., Neely Simmons of Palatka, Fla.; Eric and his wife Kayla Gunter of Statham; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Kayla Gunter; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Special thanks and appreciation go to beloved caregivers, Carolyn Williams and Debbie Jarrard, and for the compassionate care and attendance of Ruth Halcyon Hospice team.
Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.
The Northeast Georgian
July 10, 2013