DEXTER, Mo.—Virginia Ruth Simmons, 64, of Dexter died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in a Poplar Bluff, Mo., hospital.

Mrs. Simmons was born Oct. 28, 1948, in Foreman, Ark. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Dexter, where she served as choir member. She was preceded in death by her husband, G.W. Simmons, on Jan. 12, 2011.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Roger Carver of McKinney, Texas, Shelia and Ralph Jackson of Dexter, and Shirley and Bill Saunders of Frisco, Texas; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Wilbur and Mary Lancaster of Tallapoosa, Ga., and Charles and Clara Lancaster of McDonough, Ga.; and five grandchildren.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of God Union Assembly, Texarkana, Texas. Private burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery, Simms, Texas, under direction of Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. Local arrangements are under direction of Bates-Rolf Funeral Home, New Boston, Texas.

Visitation will follow the services. 



Published: 02/06/2013