Samuel “Al” Allen Simmons
September 29, 1932 – April 13, 2018
Myrtle-Samuel “Al” Allen Simmons, age 85, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born September 29, 1932, in Myrtle, MS to St. Elmo Simmons and Olga Fooshee Simmons. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Myrtle Baptist Church.
Services will be 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018, at Myrtle Baptist Church with Bro. Earl Farley officiating. Burial will be in Gerizim Cemetery. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by a daughter, Carmen Simmons Clifton (David) of New Albany, MS; a sister, Dottie Wells of Atlanta, GA; a brother, Melton Simmons of Orlando, FL; and two grandchildren, Elena Whisenant, and Paul Clifton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dorothy L. Jenkins Simmons; and a grandson, Matthew Clifton.
Pallbearers will be Allen Gregory, Billy Wells, Bro, Greg Garrison, Ben Whisenant, Paul Clifton, and David Clifton.
Visitation will be Monday, April 16, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until service time at the church.
In honor of Mr. Simmons service to his country, United Funeral Service will fly the U.S. Army flag during the visitation and service.