OBITUARY

Louise Arrington Simmons

April 7, 1925May 1, 2018
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Louise Arrington Simmons of Greensboro passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. She was 93 years old.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, May 6, from 2 PM to 3 PM, at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel at Guilford Memorial Park, 6000 W. Gate City Blvd. A celebration of Louise’s life will follow in the Chapel at 3 PM, with entombment following the service at Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum.

She was born April 7, 1925 in Coalwood, West Virginia. Her family soon moved to Asbury, North Carolina, where she grew up. The youngest of 8 children, she attended school in nearby Westfield, NC, graduating in 1942.

Louise married the love of her life, James Bernie Simmons, in March 1943. They had just recently celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary. After Bernie returned from WWII action in Europe with the US Army, the couple moved to Greensboro, NC to make their home. Louise had a 22 year career with Western Electric, while also raising their three boys.

She is survived by her husband, Bernie, of Greensboro, and their three sons, Ron Simmons (Jeanie) of Orlando, FL; Joe Simmons of Greensboro; and Jerry Simmons of Plant City, FL, (fiancée, Sharon Coultress of Greensboro). Louise dearly loved her family and found a special joy in spending time with her 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice that serves people in need.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, May 6, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Entombment
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Biography

Louise Arrington Simmons of Greensboro passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. She was 93 years old.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, May 6, from 2 PM to 3 PM, at Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel at Guilford Memorial Park, 6000 W. Gate City Blvd. A celebration of Louise’s life will follow in the Chapel at 3 PM, with entombment following the service at Guilford Memorial Park Mausoleum.

She was born April 7, 1925 in Coalwood, West Virginia. Her family soon moved to Asbury, North Carolina, where she grew up. The youngest of 8 children, she attended school in nearby Westfield, NC, graduating in 1942.

Louise married the love of her life, James Bernie Simmons, in March 1943. They had just recently celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary. After Bernie returned from WWII action in Europe with the US Army, the couple moved to Greensboro, NC to make their home. Louise had a 22 year career with Western Electric, while also raising their three boys.

She is survived by her husband, Bernie, of Greensboro, and their three sons, Ron Simmons (Jeanie) of Orlando, FL; Joe Simmons of Greensboro; and Jerry Simmons of Plant City, FL, (fiancée, Sharon Coultress of Greensboro).
Louise dearly loved her family and found a special joy in spending time with her 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice that serves people in need.