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Thelma Simmons

August 8, 1926 June 12, 2013
Thelma Simmons
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Obituary for Thelma Simmons

Thelma Simmons, 86 of Pikeville passed away June 12, 2013 at an area nursing home. She was a founding member of the Mt. Crest Church of God of Prophecy. She worked at the local hosiery mill for many years. Thelma loved to tend a garden, sew, and cook for her family. She was preceded in death by her husband; Herbert Jake Simmons, son; Ronald Simmons, parents; Napolean and Rachel Simmons, brother; Chester Simmons, and sisters; Lena Agee, Angie Blankenship, Martha Lou DeBord, Ida Milan and her twin sister; Velma Holland, son-in-law; Greg Jones, step-grandson; Andy Wooden, and brothers-in-law; Joe Holland, Mitchell Agee, Albert Debord, Giles Blankenship, and Amos Pendergrass. She is survived and will be missed by her son; Norman (Nancy) Simmons, daughters; Kathi Jones, Patsy (Stanley Evans) Simmons, brother; N.C. Simmons, sisters; Clara Mooneyham, and Juanita Reed, grandchildren; Rodney Simmons, Jason (Lisa) Simmons, Keith (Julie) Simmons, Adam Jones, and Rachel (Brandon) Burchett, great-grandchildren; Taylor Grass, Gavin Simmons, Evey Burchett, and Gabby Simmons,daughter-in-law; Barbara McNabb, step-grandson; Brian Wooden, special friend, Tom Webb, several nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. A Celebration of Thelma’s life will be held in the chapel of the Pikeville Funeral Home on Friday June 14th 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Kenneth Norris officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. on Thursday. Burial will be in the Blackburn Cemetery. Please share your thoughts online with the family at Pikeville Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

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Pikeville Funeral Home

39299 SR 30
PO Box 153
Pikeville, TN 37367

Pikeville Funeral Home
39299 SR 30 Pikeville 37367 TN
United States

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