A memorial service for Jerry Leonard Simmons, 68, of Montgomery will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 11 a.m. in First United Methodist Church of Conroe with Rev. Bill Taylor and Rev. Buddy Miller officiating.
Mr. Simmons was born on January 22, 1937 in Monticello, Arkansas and passed away on September 12, 2005 in Montgomery, Texas. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. Carol Simmons, mother of Robert and Karen, preceded him in death.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Catherine Simmons of Montgomery; daughters, Karen Lynn Smoot and husband Kevin of Atlanta, Georgia and Sara Kormanik and husband James of Colorado Springs, Colorado; son, Robert Simmons of Montgomery; sister, Sandy Simmons of Curitiba, Brazil; brother, Richard Simmons and wife Ann of Saginaw; grandchildren, Michael, Joseph, and Devin Kormanik. A host of other extended family and friends also survive.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his name to University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, P. O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2400 Augusta Dr., Suite 420, Houston, TX 77057.