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Mary

Simmons

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April 28, 2013

MARY SIMMONS Mary Neeson Simmons, 92, of Valley Ridge, died, Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Lewis Gale - Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. She was born June 6, 1920, in Benton, Louisiana , a daughter of the late Henry Grady Neeson, Sr and Eulalie Hanks Neeson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband, William R. Simmons, in 2009 and also by three Sisters. Mrs. Simmons held a Bachelors Degree from Northwestern Louisiana State College and earned her Masters Degree from the University of Tennessee. She was a teaching dietitian for five years at the Delaware Hospital Nursing School in Wilmington. She later served for 19 years as the dietitian at the former Emmett Memorial Hospital in Clifton Forge and at Alleghany Regional Hospital. She was a Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association. She was a longtime member of Covington Baptist Church where she taught the Joy Sunday School Class and served on the Women on Mission Committee. She was a former member of the Jackson River Garden Club and the Covington Woman's Club. Surviving are her Son, Dave Simmons of Roanoke; her granddaughter, Angela Mary of Florida; three great grandsons, Aaron, Tyler, and Jaxon, all of Florida; her Brother, Henry Grady Neeson, of Shreveport, LA; several nieces and nephews and her companion and caregiver, Carolyn Gilbert, of Covington. Entombment will be made in the Alleghany Memorial Park Mausoleum. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the service. Memorial Information The family suggests that donations in Mrs. Simmons' name be made to the Future Needs Fund; Covington Baptist Church; P.O.Box 687; Covington, VA 24426.
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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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