Joe Simmons
Funeral Date: 1/12/2020

Obituary:
Joe Simmons age 90 of Warren, AR died Wednesday, January 8th at Chapel Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born December 19th, 1929 in Bradley County, AR a son of the late Johnny Simmons and Lola Moseley Simmons. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in Korea, he also served in the Navy before the Army as a Military Police. Joe worked in the car business most of his life, he worked for Hargis Brothers Chrysler and Lyon Buick and Pontiac dealership in Warren, AR before opening up Joe Simmons and Son Used Cars, which he operated for over 40 years. He was an avid crappie fisherman and a Baptist. Also preceding him in death was a sister Ethel Haney. Joe is survived by his wife, Shirley Rice Simmons, whom he married May 8th, 1954 in New Edinburg, AR. A son Gary Simmons and spouse Rhonda, Warren, AR. Daughters Carolyn Byrd and spouse Robert, Warren, AR. Teresa Taylor and spouse Tim, Rye, AR. A sister Helen Simmons, Warren, AR. 3 grand daughters Krystle Hays, Wendy Forrest and Tasha Green, 2 step-grandsons, Toby Byrd and Dustin Byrd. 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 1:30PM Sunday, January 12th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Dwayne Ashcraft and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial was in Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Terry Williams, Gary Simmons, Josh Hays, Brandon Hays, Robert Rice and Randy Rice. Honorary pallbearers were Marquette Cathey, Jerry Denton, Tony Cathey, Danny Joe Young, Don Robinson, Wayne Robinson, Adam Green, Tyler Hays, Timothy Forrest, Bryson Forrest and Dr. Kerry F. Pennington.

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Name: Danny and Brenda Adair
Message: Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for comfort today and the days ahead.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: Wilmot Green
Message: To the family, so sorry to hear this. May God hold you in His comforting arms and keep you through this time of loss.

Name: Norman and Sandra Word
Message: So very sorry to hear about Mr. Joe..... You all will be in our prayers!

Name: Eddie & Vicki Groves
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: Vicki Simmons Barren
Message: I was so sad to hear about Joe. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sending our love ! Vicki and Philip

Name: Curtis Simmons
Message: Judy Faye and I send our condolences, love and prayers to you all during this time of sadness and loss.

Name: Jim and Linda Davis
Message: Gary and Rhonda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Donna Harton Usry
Message: Teresa, Gary and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.

Name: Karon Kimbrell Loveless
Message: Carolyn, Teresa and family. I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: James Wright,
Message: I always enjoyed visiting with Mr. Joe, we always had to talk about the car business. Prayers for the family during this most difficult time. Praying for The Lord to provide the peace and comfort that each of you need.

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: Gary Carolyn Teresa and Ms Shirley sorry for your loss. Mr Joe was a good man and will watch over you closely. Prayers during this time for all of you and the rest of the family.

Name: John & Paige Stell
Message: You are all in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared

Name: Linda Pennington-Jones
Message: To all the family I pray for peace and comfort

Name: Pam Cranford Hoskins
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you guys

Name: June West
Message: My prayers are with you and your family in this time of sadness.

Name: Barbara Moseley-Simpson
Message: We are so sorry to hear about Joe. We send our love, and we are praying for you all.

Name: MARK HAYNES
Message: MAY OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN GIVE ALL OF THE FAMILY PEACE AND COMFORT AT THIS TIME.

Name: Sandy Free-Lonsberry
Message: My Sturgis Street family - Carolyn, Teresa, Gary and Ms. Shirley - My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Gods love wrap around you during this time.

Name: Rusty and Mary Ann McDougald
Message: To Gary, Rhonda and Family, Our condolences for your loss. May God bless and keep you all.

Name: Dean Bryant
Message: Gary & family...so sorry. Prayers for all of you

Name: Rob & Dana Johnson
Message: Always enjoyed seeing Mrs.Shirley drive Mr.Joe around town.

Name: Carroll W. Lathan
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss, you all are in my thoughts & prayers! May God Bless you during this time!

Name: sharon & bj davis
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: Tracy and Monica NIchols
Message: Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Jim and Emily Lasiter
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Name: Midge McGinnis
Message: I am so sorry for your loaa. May the Lord bless and keep all of you in your time of sorrow.

Name: mary jo Lee/Dersch
Message: Shirley, so sorry for your loss, you are in my prayers.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: Prayers for your family during this difficult time.

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
Message: Carolyn Teresa and Family we are so sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you.

Name: Bradley and Paula Herring
Message: Mrs Shirley Carolyn Teresa and Family we are so sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you.

Name: Raymond Quimby and Marie Robinson
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Name: Bob & Reba Black
Message: So Sorry To Hear aboutyour loss.Jo was a good Friend.

Name: C. Ray and Shirley Lucas
Message: May God Bless the Simmons family,he and I grew up in neighboring communities.

Name: Heather Perry
Message: Many prayers!

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Teresa and Family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Prayers during this difficult time.

Name: Gracie Risher McDaniel
Message: Shirley so sorry for your loss. Blessings to you and your family.

Name: David Harcrow
Message: Gary, Carolyn, Teresa & family sorry for your loss

Name: Tina White-Crumpton
Message: Carolyn, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. You and your family are in my prayers for peace and comfort.