Earl Nathan Simmons, Sr., 69, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.
A resident of Woodbury, he was born in Doyle, TN.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna (Doug) Johnston of Travelers Rest, S.C.; son, Joseph (Jean) Simmons of Adrian, MI; two grandchildren, Shawna and Kristin Johnson; brother, Dewayne Simmons of GA; and sister, Patsy Moore of Pelham, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nath Simmons and Mary Gladys Kirby Simmons; his wife, Thelma Simmons and son, Earl Nathan Simmons, Jr.
A retired Factory worker, he loved gardening, flowers and outdoor activities.
Funeral services will be held at Woodbury Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011.
Services in Aiden, Michigan will be conducted by Purse Funeral Home, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Aden Porter officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 noon till 2 p.m.