James Melton Simmons

James Melton Simmons, 70, passed away Wednesday, 06/17/2015 at Vanderbilt Hospital following a sudden illness. He was a native of Cannon Co., Tn.

He is survived by his wife, Sharee Seiffert of Woodbury; Sister-in-law: Barbara Simmons of Woodbury; Nephews: Mike and Melvin Simmons of Woodbury; Friends: Brad Parker, Jimmy Simpson, Victor Haley & Dickie Bedwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison & Rachel Barrett Simmons.
A member of the Cannon Co. Walking Horse Assoc., he worked from the age of 17 as a Butcher until he retired from Piggly Wiggly.

Graveside Services will be 4 pm Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Cherry Cemetery with Bro. Richard Haley officiating.
Visitation: 12 noon until 3:30 pm, Saturday, June 20, 2015

Pallbearers: Billy Simpson, Bobby Simpson, Jimmy Simpson, Brad Parker, Victor Haley and Dickie Bedwell

For those wishing to do so, donations may be made to The Cannon Co. Walking Horse Association.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or www.woodburyfuneralhome.net