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June 5, 2009

LUTHER SIMMONS Luther Layne Simmons, 66, of 316 Horse Mountain View died this morning, June 5, 2009, at his home. Mr. Simmons was born June 30, 1942, in Alleghany County a son of the late Oliver Howard Simmons and Bessie Tucker Simmons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Marie Simmons. He had retired in 2005 from the #8 Paper Machine at MeadWestvaco Corp. He was a former employee of Hercules, Inc. at the Covington plant. Surviving are his Wife, Martha Boguess Simmons of Covington; his Son, Michael Simmons of Goodview; his Daughter, Kathy Carson of Covington; four grandchildren, Devon Nicely and her husband, Billy, Layne Carson, Adam Simmons and Austin Simmons; two great grandchildren, Anthoney and Kaylee and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. William M. Hartsfield officiating. Interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery. The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
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