Greenoaks Funeral Home & Greenoaks Memorial Park

9595 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA


Geraldine Simms

October 21, 1929December 3, 2019

Geraldine Johnson Simms passed away on December 3, 2019 at the age of 90. She was a native of “The Cut Off” near Plaquemine and a long time resident of Baton Rouge. She was an active member of Most Blessed Sacrament church serving in many ministries. She enjoyed working as a teller at American Bank for several years. Her devotion for her husband of 71 years and her family was expressed in many ways but her joy of cooking was delivered every day and gave her great happiness when you were hungry. She is survived by a son Lloyd (Mary) Simms Jr., and 3 daughters Cleo (Hank) Schopfer, Phyllis (Steve) Shotts, and Joni (Brian) Miller, a daughter in law Janelle Elliott, 2 brothers; Johnny Johnson and Tommy Johnson, 4 sisters; Corinne Lemoine, Barbara Gallegos, Marie Hebert, and Mary Saradet, 13 Grandchildren, and 20 Great-Grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Simms Sr., parents Thomas and Corinne Johnson, a brother Jimmy Johnson, 2 sisters; Ethel Labouliere and Shirley Martin, a son Gary Simms Sr., and a grandson Dusty Brouillette. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Saturday, December 7th at Most Blessed Sacrament Church with mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:30. Burial will be at Greenoaks Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be grandsons Hank Schopfer IV, Myles Schopfer, Christopher Schopfer, Tre’ Simms, Garrett Simms, Ben Simms, Jason Brouillette, and Dylan Miller. The Simms family would like to express their thanks for the special care provided by Sunrise on Siegen and to Deborah of Hospice in your Care.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, December 7, 2019


Geraldine Simms

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Clyde & Tammy Lasseigne

December 6, 2019

Ms. Simms was such a long standing, active member of the MBS community. She was the matriarch of a WONDERFUL family. Sending prayers to comfort the family as Ms. Gerri transitions to Eternal Paradise. May God bless the whole family.

Janette Roulston

December 5, 2019

You and your family remain in our prayers. May you always be in His Care.
Janette Roulston, Hospice In His Care