Kitty Sue Blaine Simmons, 79, of Greenwood, passed away early Friday morning at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Visitation was held at the Jordan Funeral Home in Kosciusko from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by a memorial service at the funeral home. Burial was in Edgefield Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Hill conducted the services.
Mrs. Simmons leaves her husband of 64 years, Eddie Gene Simmons, of Greenwood; two daughters, Pamela Hope Simmons of Greenwood, and Connie Simmons Makamson and her husband Garry, of Morgan City; a son, Gary Simmons and his wife Pam of Byram; sisters, Edna Mae Norris of Jackson, Shirley Moody of Macon, Georgia, and the late Joan Blaine Sparks of Franklin, Tennessee; brothers, Billy Joe Blaine of Macon, Georgia, the late J.D. Blaine, the late Hubert Earl Blaine, the late Clarence Blaine and the late Robert Blaine, all of Jackson, and the late Clifton Blaine of Kosciusko; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Simmons was born in Edgefield, the daughter of the late Effie Mae Jennings Blaine and Robert Gentry Blaine. She lived with her husband and family in Greenwood for a number of years before moving to Louisville.
Three years ago, the Simmons, with their daughter Pamela, moved back to Greenwood to be near family.
In Louisville, Mrs. Simmons worked as a beautician. She also raised and sold dogs, particularly Poodles and Yorkshire Terriers, which she enjoyed very much.
A lady with a fun spirit and a giving heart, Mrs. Simmons took great pride and joy in her family. She loved being a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was also known as a prankster, and loved “joking around” with her family and friends.
Mrs. Simmons was a member of West End Baptist Church in Louisville.
Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.