WEST POINT – Johnny Smith Simmons, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his daughter’s home in Jackson. He was born May 24, 1948, in West Point to Margaret Willis and Smith Doyle Simmons. He worked as a licensed appraiser. He was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point. The Rev. Melvin Mordecai and his grandsons, John Wesley Williamson and Landon Brackett, will speak for the family. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 2, Chickasaw Journal
Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Williamson (Wes) of West Point and Tonya Brackett (Keith) of Jackson; five grandchildren, John Wesley Williamson, Mallory Williamson, Landon Brackett, Rivers Brackett and Skylar Brackett; two sisters, Jane Hill of Vicksburg and Irene McDonald (Ed) of Pontotoc.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Adam Brackett.
Pallbearers will be Ben Hill, Lee Hill, Justin Moorman, and his nephews, Larry Willis, Leon Simmons, and Clyde “Baby Doll” Pierce.
Memorials may be made to ALS Association, Attn: Brandi Nickles, 1350 East Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, MS 39216.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.