MAYSVILLE - Johnny Lawrence Simmons, 86, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at Hill Haven Nursing Home.
Mr. Simmons was born in Homer, the son of the late Clarence and Omie West Simmons. He was an electrician with IBEW. Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Rumsey Simmons; and a son, Phillip Simmons.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Patsy Simmons, Commerce; grandchildren, Courtney Simmons Barnes (Mike), Arlington, Tenn., Jay Simmons (Amanda), Commerce, and Sherrer Simmons Motes (Jamey), Statesboro; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Thursday, November 14, at Jackson Memorial Park with Carlton Allen officiating. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.