OBITUARY

Peggy Simmons Thomas

December 13, 1937November 7, 2018

Funeral Services for Peggy Simmons Thomas, age 80, of Gadsden, will be on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends from 9:00am until 11:00am. Pastor John Simmons will be officiating the service. Burial will be at Union Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Peggy was a graduate of Gaston High School and the University of Alabama Magna Cum Laude. She loved her church, Union Hill United Methodist Church, where she was raised, baptized, and later was married. She later had 3 boys, who were each baptized there and brought up in the church. Through the years, she held every position possible. Her faith, and church meant everything to her. Peggy is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Marvin Thomas; parents, S.E. and Annie Mae Simmons; brothers, Thomas, Bill, and Larry Simmons; sister, Doris Wade; and precious grandson Phillip Thomas. She is survived by her sons, Jeff (Lisa) Thomas, Barry Thomas, Mark (Crystal) Thomas; grandchildren, Tyler Thomas, Emily (Tyler) Ezzell, Bailey and Ryan Thomas; great-grandchildren, Bradley and Breland Thomas, Layla and Lily Ezzell; and several precious nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Union Hill United Methodist Church at 2905 Tidmore Rd, Gadsden, AL, 35901. The family requests casual attire. Special thanks to everyone who called to check on her, Amedysis Hospice, Dr. Thomas Harper, and very special nephew, Ricky Simmons because he “loved his Aunt Peg.”

  • FAMILY

  • Jeff (Lisa) Thomas, Son
  • Barry Thomas, Son
  • Mark (Crystal) Thomas, Son
  • Grandchildren, Tyler, Emily (Tyler) Ezzell, Bailey an Ryan Thomas; great-grandchildren, Bradley and Breland Thomas, Layla and Lily Ezzell; and several precious nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018
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Peggy Simmons Thomas

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