Jerry Edward Simmons, 67, of Tiptonville, Tennessee died on Friday, November 29, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Born Wednesday, October 22, 1952 in Tiptonville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Edward Henry Lee Simmons and the late Willie Dee Wells Simmons. Mr. Simmons was a Conservationist for the State of Tennessee. He was a member of Crockett's Chapel Church were he served as lay leader. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of Harmony Masonic Lodge # 184 and member of the Order of Eastern Star Troy # 432.
Funeral services for Mr. Simmons will be 11:30 AM on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Crockett's Chapel. Officiating this service will be Rev. Marita Burkeen. Interment will follow in Crockett's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 6:00 PM until 9:00 and on Monday from 10:00 AM until service time at the Crockett's Chapel Church.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Penny Ann Rhoades Simmons of Tiptonville, Tennessee; one son, Dustin Edward Simmons of Tiptonville, Tennessee; one brother, Jimmy Simmons of Tiptonville, Tennessee; one niece, Kim Bramlett (Mike) of Antioch, Tennessee and one nephew, Kyle Simmons (Paula) of Hornbeak, Tennessee.
Pallbearers will be Dewayne Haggard, Warren Douglas, Ryan Robertson, Mike Bramlett, Mike Youngbood and Charles Douglas.
The family ask that memorial contributions be directed to Crockett's Chapel Cemetery % Mrs. Dorothy Rogers, 1130 Sunkist Beach Road, Tiptonville, Tennessee 38079 or Harmony Masonic Lodge # 184, P.O. Box # 65,Tiptonville, Tennessee 38079.
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