3/27/14 — Kelso Simmons

Kelso Simmons, age 88 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on March 21, 2014 at the McArthur Manor in Manchester.

Mr. Simmons will be remembered as one who loved his family; enjoyed gardening and grooming his yard; and cherished his membership at the Bible Methodist Church in Manchester.

Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his son, Terry Phillip Simmons and parents, Parmer O. Simmons and Nell Hastings Simmons.

He is survived by his loving wife, Naomi Fay Fletcher Simmons of Manchester, TN; daughter, Dianne Parks and her husband Steve of Hillsboro, TN; sister, Lillian Simmons Hunt of Melbourne, FL; brother, Daniel Simmons (Frances) of Manchester, TN; five grandchildren, Chris Simmons (Kristen), Kerrie Pippenger (Keith), Kelsie Adams (Bradley), Jennifer Simmons and Lindsay Puia (Matt); eight great-grandchildren, Zanol Simmons, Jonas Simmons, Eveleigh Simmons, Gracie Pippenger, Cole Pippenger, Saige Adams, Brantley Adams and Declan Puia; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Watkins officiating.

Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.