Connie Maynard Simmons, 61, of 2119 Evergreen Rd., passed away peaceful at home on Wednesday October 27, 2021, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Simmons was born on November 14, 1959, in Kentucky a daughter of the late Connard C. and Melva Webb Maynard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James Harvey Simmons and a brother Connard Dwight Maynard.
She worked for Med3000 in the Medical Billing Department and was a member of Good News Church. Connie and Libby were the original founders of the Covington Highlighters. She worked at Cuccis for a number of years. She loved to vacation at the beach, sit by the river, loved her plants, was a Hokie fan, enjoyed her girl trips, and was crafty and liked interior decorating. Above all else she loved her grandkids and was known as the “Best Nana Ever”.
Surviving are her two daughters Tara Simmons Brewster and husband Larry, Tonya Wolfe and husband AJ; a son Shawn Simmons and wife Amy; seven grandchildren: Zac Wolfe, Emma Wolfe, Chance Wolfe, Jaxon Brewster, Elizabeth Bazzrea, Larrah Brewster, and Connard Simmons; a sister Lisa Maynard and Laurie Graham; three Brothers: Jerry Maynard and wife Donna, Keith Maynard and Patty Bowles, and Kenneth Maynard and wife Roxanne; a number of nieces and nephews to include: Vicky Thompson, Tonja Boydsteun, Randi Lynn, Kayla Maynard, numerous special friends to include her longtime neighbor and friend Sandra Capps, and the family would like to send a special thanks to everyone for all their prayers, love, and support during Connie’s Battle, Sentara Home Health, Mountain Regional Hospice, and Dr. K at Blue Ridge Cancer Center.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday November 2, 2021, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Pastor Steve Noel officiating.
The interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive their family and friends on Monday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Dizzy Garten, Matt Garten, Giuseppe Cucci, Travis Frame, AJ Wolfe, Butch Brown, and Allen Pullin, Nolan Southall.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Cheese Smith.
The family suggests memorial donation in Connie’s name be made to the GLOW-Pink Tie at Highlands Community Bank at 307 Thacker Ave. Covington, VA 24426.
The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.