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Betty Melba Simmons

April 23, 1934 — December 23, 2023

Madison, FL


Betty M. Simmons, 89, passed away Saturday December 23, 2023. She was born in Pierce County, Georgia on April 23, 1934 to the late George Barnard and Mattie Crews Jones.


She is preceded in death by her husband; Edwin L. Simmons, daughter;

Julia L. Simmons Cox, 4 brothers and 5 sisters.


She is survived by her son; David W. (Karen) Simmons, daughter; Deborah A. (Wayne) Sheffield, granddaughters; Sarah A. (Joseph) Villella, Stephanie M. (Bobby) Oakie, Jillian R. (Rob) Palmatier, Karina D. (Wesley) Crews, Victoria R. (Matthew) Batten, 18 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.


A graveside service will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at Pigeon Creek Cemetery in Hilliard, FL with Father Dave Simmons officiating.


Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, GA 31537.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Melba Simmons, please visit our flower store.

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