ZEBBIE BRANSFORD SIMMONS, age 81, of Tullahoma, Tenn., departed this life on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at his residence, following an extended illness. Mr. Simmons was born on December 18, 1936 to the late St. John Simmons and Hattie Belle Carter Simmons in Van Buren County, Tenn., Mr. Simmons is a retired Minister. He spent most of his life serving his Lord as well as worshiping him in song with his guitar. He was a member of the First Church of Jesus Christ in Tullahoma.
Mr. Simmons is survived by his sons; Eugene Simmons of Manchester, Ricky Simmons of Huntsville, Ala., Danny Simmons of Winchester, Robert Simmons and Kevin Simmons both of Huntland, daughter, Brenda Hibler of Ardmore, Tenn., 9-Grandchildren and 12-Great-grandchildren. Siblings; L. Evon Key of Mt. Washington, Ky., Harold D. Simmons of Madison, Ohio, Sheila I. Martin, Painesville, Ohio, Donald R. Simmons of Flowery Branch, Ga., Cynthia E. Deneen of Shelbyville, Ky., Patricia A. Demshar of Painesville, Ohio.
Visitation for Mr. Simmons will be held at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with a Memorial Service to follow at 1:00 P.M. with Bishop James Taylor, officiating.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of the arrangements.