Obit: Shelby Simmons

Obit: Shelby Simmons

December 6th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

ROSSVILLE Shelby Jean Simmons, 72, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in a local hospital. She was a member of Straight Creek Church of God. Mrs. Simmons was retired from the State of Alabama Department of Tourism.She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Larry Simmons; brother, Lem Wilson; and sister, Pam Tolbert.Survivors are sons, Robert Tony Hales Ringgold, Michael Clayton Hales, Rising Fawn, Ga.; sisters, Dorothy Moses, Fort Payne, Ala., Jo Stiefel, Fyffe, Ala.; grandchildren, Robert Brandon Hales, East Ridge, Emily Vaughn, Ringgold.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Gary Haymon officiating.Interment in Lakewood Memory Gardens.Visit www.heritagefh.co to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.