Obituary for Roberta Simmons

    • Name: Roberta Simmons
    • Home Town: Ash, NC
    • Date of Death: 06/06/2019
    • Birth Place: Brunswick County, NC
    • Birth Date: 09/06/1931
    • Service Date: 06/09/2019 at 04:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 06/09/2019
    • Visit Times: 3:00 PM, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at New Britton Baptist Church
    • Service Place: New Britton Baptist Church
    • Interment: Elijah C. Simmons Cemetery

    Roberta Gore Simmons, 88, of Ash died Thursday, June 6, 2019. Born in Brunswick County on September 6, 1931, she was the last surviving child of Youth Gore and Elsie Andrews Gore. In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband Elijah C. Simmons.

    She was a woman of many talents and successful at many endeavors especially floral and drapery design.

    Surviving are her daughter, Beth Simmons of Ash; sons, Steve Simmons (Barbara) and Gene Simmons (Bonnie), both of Ash; four grandchildren, Angie Brady, Andy Simmons, Adam Simmons, and John Procter; and great grandchildren, Elijah, Bryson, Brayden, Courtney, Bailer-Saige, and Sway Simmons, and River Lewis.

    Services will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, June 9, 2019, at New Britton Baptist Church with The Rev. Sterling Sarvis and The Rev. Anthony Clemmons officiating. Entombment will be in Elijah C. Simmons Cemetery.

    The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

    The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Lower Cape Fear Hospice for their kind attention to their mother.

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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