Pastor Peter Santiseban, Bro. Christopher Page and Chaplin Toby Brown officiated the services. Burial followed in Delmont Baptist Church Cemetery, in Trigg County.
Mrs. Simmons died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn., of natural causes.
Mrs. Simmons was born July 1, 1929 in Trigg County. She was the daughter of the late Bernice and Elna Carr Rogers.
She was a homemaker and member of the Bible Baptist Church in Cadiz.
Survivors include her husband of over 62 years, The Rev. H.D. “Bud” Simmons of Hopkinsville; daughter and son-in-law Shirley R. and Billy Ezell of Trigg County; daughter Brenda Thompson of Hopkinsville; six grandchildren, Kevin Simmons, Heather Borders and husband John, Scott Thompson and wife Barbara, Darrell Thompson and wife Kelly, Krista Sivly and husband Neil, all of Hopkinsville, and olly Morrow and husband Dumaka Shabazz of Antioch, Tenn.; 11 great grandchildren, Derek, Cheyenne and Amber Borders, Julie Word, Austin Thompson, Eric and Alana Silvy, all of Hopkinsville, Jevaugn, Mecca and Medina Shabazz of Antioch, Tenn., Kisha and husband Chris Gibbs of Clarksville, Tenn., Addisyn and Kenson Word, of Hopkinsville; and one brother, James William Rogers of Trigg County.
Pallbearers were her grandsons. Doug Brewer, vocalist, and Mary Elizabeth Russell, pianist, provided the music.
Memorials may be made for Enables through Gideons International or to Chapel House, 100 North Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.