Obituary for Walter Lee Simmons
Walter Lee Simmons
Memorial services for Mr. Walter Lee Simmons of West Monroe, LA will be 11:00am Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church 230 Washington St. in West Monroe, LA. A reception at the house will directly follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe.
Mr. Simmons was born December 29, 1930 in Grayson, LA and passed away peacefully from this life on November 26, 2017 in his home in West Monroe, LA at the age of 86.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Annette Simmons; his mother, Maude Simmons; two brothers, Leroy and Robert “Pee-Wee” Simmons; and one step-son, Crispin Kelley.
Survivors include three daughters, Elaine Center and husband, Michael of New Orleans, Angela Lynn Simmons and husband, Erin of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Lisa Bailey and husband, Barry of West Monroe; one step-daughter, Karon Kelley; one sister, Juanita Escalon and husband, Raymond of Monroe; eight grandchildren, Raul “Bubba” Salas, Alvin Lee Gosney, Jenifer Salas White, Michael Lee Center, Kenny Center, Tina Lee Funk, Joe W. Helphrey, III and Christopher Simmons; the mother of his children, Madelyn Simmons Rosario of Port St. Lucie, FL; also survived by fourteen great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.
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Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA