OBITUARY

Mamie Lou Simmons

December 23, 1921February 11, 2021

Mamie Lou Johnson Simmons, 99, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Mary Esther, Florida. She was born to Wescott B. Johnson and Annie Elder Johnson on December 23, 1921 in the community of Flatrock, Alabama (Conecuh County). Mamie attended school at Flatrock School, and finished her high school education at Evergreen High School. She went on to graduate from the Massey-Draughn Business College in Montgomery, Alabama. Mamie was a long-time resident of Mobile, Alabama, where she retired as a Fuel Allocation Specialist with Triangle Refineries, Inc. She was a long, faithful member of Emmanuel Baptist Church on Ziegler Boulevard in Mobile. Mamie loved music, and was a wonderful cook. She was the Greatest Generation personified, and will be greatly missed. Mamie joined her husband of over 30 years, Paul R. Simmons; her parents, Wescott B. Johnson and Annie Elder Johnson; and five brothers: Herman H. Johnson, Roland R. Johnson, Grady B. Johnson, Wescott Bruce Johnson, and William H. Johnson. Left to cherish her memory is her brother, Marvin W. Johnson (Jean), as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and other cherished family and friends who all adored her. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Emmanuel Baptist Church located at 5601 Ziegler Boulevard, Mobile, Alabama 36608, with a funeral service immediately following. Entombment will be in the Pine Crest Cemetery Mausoleum.

  • FAMILY

  • Paul R. Simmons, Husband (deceased)
  • Wescott B. Johnson and Annie Elder Johnson, Parents (deceased)
  • Herman H. Johnson, Brother (deceased)
  • Roland R. Johnson, Brother (deceased)
  • Grady B. Johnson, Brother (deceased)
  • Wescott Bruce Johnson, Brother (deceased)
  • William H. Johnson, Brother (deceased)
  • Marvin W. Johnson and Jean Johnson, Brother and Sister-in-law

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, February 19, 2021

Memories

Mamie Lou Simmons

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Mike Hendrix

February 28, 2021

Ms. Mamie was a blessing to us at Emmanuel Baptist Church. I really enjoyed knowing her and was encouraged by the sincerity I felt when talking with her. She will be missed immensely.
Mike Hendrix

Rita Langan

February 15, 2021

Mamie Lou was an Angel on earth. The years we worked together at Triangle are cherished memories. She was a second Mother to me. Her advice was always the best. Mamie shared her love for all of us, who worked on Blakely Island.
Mamie, you are now with your beloved, Paul and the rest of your family. Love you, sweet Mamie!
Rita (Gump) Langan ❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY